Dr. Youn's Blog

Trading Frequent Flier Miles for Plastic Surgery?

Strange story out of Finland: Apparently Finland’s biggest airline, Finair, is offering plastic surgery as a way to redeem frequent flier miles. Some details from kansas.com: It takes 1.32 million points to buy a lower blepharoplasty and 3.18 million points to buy a breast augmentation. That would equal 120 round-trip, business class flights from New […]


Evolence is Dead? Plastic Surgeon is Murdered?

A couple big things in the world of plastic surgery: 1. Johnson and Johnson has discontinued its wrinkle filler Evolence. According to an article from Real Self.com the collagen product has been taken off the market and is up for sale. I have never used Evolence although have been invited to become an “Evolence Star.” […]


Cosmetic Surgery on a Budget: From AOL.com

Here is a link to an interesting article from AOL.com concerning cosmetic surgery on a budget. They name 6 procedures that are more affordable than ever: 1. Spider vein laser treatment 2. Micro-hair grafting 3. Facial spot removal 4. Earlobe lift 5. Zerona fat removal 6. Latisse eyelash thickener Check out the article here. Thanks […]


Trend or TORTURE?

The Fox News Channel aired an interesting video on three fashion trends and how they can actually cause health problems. These include: 1. Wearing High Heels 2. Carrying Heavy Bags 3. Wearing Heavy Earrings If you watch closely you may notice an appearance by my evil twin, Dr. David Youn. Click here for the video. […]


Wall Street Plastic Surgery

I was asked by Cityfile.com to assess the plastic surgery ‘needs’ of several of Wall Street’s most influential players. Although I don’t have the foggiest notion who any of these people are, I’m sure each one of them is worth a heck of a lot more than I am. They may have more power than […]


Is Fat the Newest Rage in Plastic Surgery?

Meet Meghan, a patient of mine who recently underwent liposuction and fat grafting to her buttocks. She’s a great example of how using fat is the newest rage in plastic surgery. Check out the article from the Detroit News here. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic SurgeonAnthony Youn, M.D.


Florida Woman Brain Dead After Carboxytherapy or Liposuction

There have been several news reports about a woman, Rohie Kah, who is currently lying brain dead in a Florida hospital after undergoing treatments at a local medspa. Apparently she underwent liposuction or carboxytherapy treatments by a physician, Dr. Omar Brito, who is actually an occupational medicine physician. The actual cause of her brain death […]


Does the Zerona Fat Removal Laser Really Work?

You may have seen my segment on the Rachael Ray Show Friday where I discussed the new Zerona laser. Does it really work to reduce inches without pain, downtime, needles, or surgery? The answer is yes. In my experience, the majority of patients who have Zerona treatments achieve inch loss. The studies appear to show […]


Dr. Youn on the Rachael Ray Show Friday Sept 25th!

Set your TiVo’s folks, I’m making my return to the Rachael Ray Show tomorrow (Friday Sept 25th). I’ll talk about four of the newest plastic surgery “breakthroughs.” It’s at the beginning of the show, so don’t tune in too late! Also, you can learn the secret of her Sloppy Dawgs! Link to a teaser for […]


FDA Issues a Warning Letter Regarding Latisse

The FDA has issued a warning letter to Allergan, makers of Latisse, claiming that the company has omitted certain risks of the popular eyelash lengthening medication in their advertising. Specifically, the FDA focuses on possible complications including iris pigmentation, hair growth outside the desired area, bacterial eye infection, and allergic reactions. You can find the […]