Dr. Youn's Blog

Don’t Ignore Your “Magic Mirror!”

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to tell you something. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2021
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Simple Ways to Stay in Shape at Any Age

Let’s talk about exercise! While exercise is important to fit into your life in general, it’s more important as you age because muscle mass and balance are diminished as you get older. However, there are many great options for you to increase your strength, improve your balance, and stay in shape at any age. Here […]

  • Posted on: Mar 8 2021
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Is Your Environment Impacting Your Health?

Did you ever think that your surrounding environment could be impacting your every day health? What about your home environment? It could surprise you! 1. Did you know fluoride in your water may contribute to adult acne? I’ve met a prominent researcher who has made it her mission to educate the public on the dangers of […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2021
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5 Simple Tips to Look Younger!

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2021
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My Thoughts on our Choices Today

I recently received the Covid vaccine. I know there is a lot of concern, questions, and unease about this vaccine due to how quickly it went through the FDA pipeline. So I thought I’d take a little time to share with you my thoughts, and why I decided that getting the vaccine was in my […]

  • Posted on: Jan 22 2021
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Solutions to Two Frustrating Skin Issues

Treating scars and stretch marks to reduce their appearance isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible! From topical solutions to in-office treatments, I have some recommendations for you to look into. For Scars: Silagen – This is a silicone-based cream that I encourage all of my surgery patients to use. Its works best on newer scars to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2021
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2020 has been something else, hasn’t it? What started as a normal new decade quickly took a turn for the worse. So here are some highlights (and lowlights) of the year: 5. Once COVID-19 hit in the States, I made the decision to close the office in early March before the state […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2020
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Avoid These Skin Care Products!

Did you know there are commonly used skin care products that should be avoided at all costs? Sadly, not all products work, and some are even bad for your skin! Don’t waste your money anymore! Here are five that I think are the worst: 5. Makeup Wipes – These literally just take the makeup on your […]

  • Posted on: Dec 28 2020
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The Skinny on Fat!

I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for your health AND your skin. There are five types of fat, and here are my opinions on each of them: 1. Monounsaturated Fats – GOOD – present in almonds, […]

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2020
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Make the Holidays Healthier This Year!

Healthy meals might not come to mind when you think of the holiday season. Many of us enjoy stuffing ourselves with foods that are full of ingredients that taste good, but may not be the best for our overall health. However, there are easy ways to enjoy foods that bring you comfort and joy but […]

  • Posted on: Dec 11 2020
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