Dr. Youn's Blog


Woman’s Breast Implant Disappears During Pilates Class!

From MSNBC.com: There’s really no other way to put this: During a Pilates stretching exercise, a 59-year-old woman said her body “swallowed” one of her breast implants. Sounds like something we just made up, but the woman’s case is the subject of an unbelievable report, just published online in the latest New England Journal of […]

  • Posted on: Dec 22 2011
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Bellasugar Publishes My Plastic Surgery Predictions For 2012!

What are some of my predicted trends for plastic surgery in 2012?  Impressive nonsurgical fat loss with Zeltiq, Zerona, and/or Ultrashape?  Botox competitors Xeomin and Puretox going big?  Possibly the explosion of gradual volumizers like Sculptra? The awesome writers of Bellasugar interviewed me on my thoughts regarding these topics for their extremely popular website.  You […]

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2011
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My Three Minute Undereye Lift On Fox News

Give the Gift of Beauty : MyFoxDETROIT.com Are you interested in seeing a three minute undereye lift using Sudden Change Undereye Firming Serum? This past Saturday I was invited onto the local Detroit Fox News morning show hosted by my friend Deena Centofanti to introduce five nonsurgical options for giving the gift of beauty. We […]

  • Posted on: Dec 19 2011
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“Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off” Goes Viral!

I wish I could figure out the secret to making an article (or a blog post) go viral.  I’ve written several articles for CNN.com, with two having gone viral in the last several months.  Last week my most recent CNN.com article (Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off) exploded, garnering over 10,000 Facebook recommendations and God-knows-how-many reads.  […]

  • Posted on: Dec 14 2011
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Another Victim Of “Fix-A-Flat” Injecting Phony Doctor – On Anderson

Not much for me to say about this one that seeing this poor woman can’t express. If you are considering plastic surgery, Do Your Homework. Find a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (Mandatory), a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (Very nice), and a member of the American […]

  • Posted on: Dec 7 2011
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Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off

  I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts are at great risk of losing their nipples. […]

  • Posted on: Dec 6 2011
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“The Pratfalls (And Joy) Behind Becoming A Plastic Surgeon”

The Northwest Asian Weekly, the only Asian weekly serving Washington state’s Asian community, has printed an in-depth interview they conducted with me about growing up an awkward Korean-American, becoming a plastic surgeon, and my humorous memoir In Stitches.  You can read it HERE! After reading the article, it hit me… do I really say “like” […]

  • Posted on: Dec 1 2011
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What Do I Have To Do With A College Of Music?

Not much!  But the Berklee Groove, The Student Voice of the Berklee College of Music enjoyed my memoir In Stitches so much they decided to interview me about it and offer a giveaway to win a free copy of my book.  You can visit BerkleeGroove.com HERE. By the way, I do have some minor musical […]

  • Posted on: Nov 29 2011
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Update on the Phony Doctor Who Injected Fix-A-Flat Into Buttocks

Here is an update on the story I reported last week on the transexual woman who allegedly injected a combination of Fix-A-Flat, cement, mineral oil, and superglue into the victims.  From the Daily Mail: A transgender woman accused of injecting a woman’s bottom with cement and tyre sealant has been re-arrested after a second alleged victim came […]

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2011
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