Dr. Youn's Blog


FDA Approves New Silicone Gel Breast Implant

The FDA has approved the silicone breast implant from the manufacturer Sientra.  From the FDA website: FDA approves new silicone gel-filled breast implant Approval conditioned on post-approval safety studies Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a silicone gel-filled breast implant manufactured by Sientra Inc. to increase breast size (augmentation) in women at least […]

  • Posted on: Mar 10 2012
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The New “In Stitches” Book Trailer

Hopefully this video trailer for my book In Stitches brings a smile to your face. If you haven’t had a chance to read it, please pick up the book that Publisher’s Weekly called, “Full of fascinating stories and laced with self-deprecating humor in the midst of dark desperation, providing a refreshing insight into medicine.” It’s […]

  • Posted on: Mar 9 2012
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Business Insider Article: The Perils of Budget Plastic Surgery

  I recently wrote an Op-Ed piece for the Business Insider that has gotten a good amount of attention.  Here it is: If you need heart surgery, you call a cardiologist. If you need an eye exam,  you visit an ophthalmologist. Simple enough. But would you go to an ER doc for liposuction? How about  […]

  • Posted on: Mar 8 2012
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Doctor Oz Segments Are Online

A couple weeks ago I participated in a segment of the Doctor Oz Show called “Secrets To Cheat Your Age.”  The program has posted the videos of the segments on their website online.  You can find links to the videos below. Secrets to Cheat Your Age, Part 1 Secrets to Cheat Your Age, Part 2 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 6 2012
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Thank The FDA For Your Breast Implants

Last month 30,000 French women were urged by their government to have their PIP breast implants removed. The French Ministry of Health fears that the implants’ industrial-strength silicone filler, originally made for mattresses, could leak and cause serious health problems. So what should American women with breast implants do? Thank the Food and Drug Administration. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2012
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What Jeremy Lin Means To Asian Americans

My recent Op-Ed published this past weekend in USA Today: My son used to be Kobe Bryant. But lately when we play hoops, he’s Jeremy Lin. As an Asian-American former backyard hoop star, I whisper, “Thank you — and it’s about time.” When I was my son’s age, I used to be Michael Jordan because […]

  • Posted on: Feb 29 2012
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More Secrets To Drop A Decade – My Interview on ABC News Detroit

Here is an interview I gave with my local ABC News affiliate in Detroit. We discussed two more ‘inexpensive’ secrets to drop a decade. I’ve had many people ask me how to purchase these and other products I presented on Friday. Feel free to click the links below to purchase them off Amazon!

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2012
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Plastic Surgery Grew By 5 Percent In 2011

From The American Society of Plastic Surgeons: ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The plastic surgery market continues to show significant growth – two years in a row. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (both surgical and minimally-invasive) were performed in the United States […]

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2012
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