Dr. Youn's Blog


Snake Bites Model’s Breast And Dies of Silicone Poisoning

This is a really strange story. An Israeli model was being filmed with a snake when it suddenly bit her on the breast, puncturing one of her silicone breast implants! Reportedly, the snake died shortly afterwards from silicone poisoning! The video is pretty graphic, so consider yourself warned. I’m sure she’s thankful the snake didn’t […]


More and More Men Are Having Plastic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released their plastic surgery statistics for 2010.  The number of men having plastic surgery has increased 2%, but even more important, the procedures that showed the highest increase in males are surgical procedures, like facelifts (up 14%) and liposuction (up 7%).  The baby boomers could very well be […]



The New IN STITCHES Video Trailer

Here is the official IN STITCHES video trailer. Before selling my book, I didn’t even know that many books, just like movies, have video trailers… except with a MUCH lower budget. Even though there is no CGI, actors, or 3-D, I’m really proud of this one. I actually put the whole thing together myself, and […]


Plastic Surgeons Prefer Traditional Tumescent Liposuction Over Other Liposuction Types

The latest journal of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals a survey that found the majority of cosmetic plastic surgeons prefer traditional tumescent liposuction over all the other types of liposuction put together.  According to the study: • Most currently employ or have previous experience with SAL (traditional tumescent lipo – 92.7 percent), UAL (ultrasound […]


“Elderly Surgeon” Performs Vaginal Rejuvenation and ENT Surgeon Performs Liposuction and Butt Lift, Prior to Patient Death

Crazy story from the L.A. Times: An 85 year old surgeon was placed on three years probation after a patient he performed vaginal rejuvenation surgery on bled to death back in 2008.  According to the article, Dr. Lawrence Hansen performed this procedure on a 39 year old woman, and was immediately followed by Dr. Harrell […]



Plastic Surgery in 2010 – Dr. Youn on Good Morning America Health

This is the video from my appearance on Good Morning America Health today. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released its statistics for 2010, revealing that cosmetic plastic surgery was up 5% from 2009. Some notable bits: 1. Breast augmentation remains the #1 cosmetic surgery procedure, with nearly 300,000 women undergoing the surgery. 60% […]


Bridalplasty Is Over!

So the season finale of E! Entertainment’s Bridalplasty drew over 1 million viewers. Not too shabby! I must admit that I saw the first episode and then never returned. It wasn’t my thing. One of the only shows I regularly watch nowadays is Modern Family. I miss Dr. Robert Rey and Dr. 90210! They should […]