Dr. Youn's Blog

Awake Tummy Tuck? Scary…

Should you consider having your tummy tuck awake? According to an article by The Plastic Surgery Channel a physician in San Antonio, TX is advertising an awake tummy tuck. No general anesthesia is used, just a light sedation and local anesthetics. In fact, you can make conversation with the doctor while she’s cutting open your […]


My latest Rachael Ray Segment Streaming Online

The Rachael Ray Show website has uploaded streaming video of a portion of my latest appearance, entitled “Secrets Your Plastic Surgeon Doesn’t Want You To Know.” In case you missed it, you can find the end of the segment here. Thank you to Rachael Ray and everyone at the show for all your hospitality. Thanks […]


Dr. Youn on the Rachael Ray Show Wednesday, Feb 10th!

For all of you who are snowed in tomorrow I will be a featured guest on the Rachael Ray Show Wednesday, Feb 10th. I’m revealing the “Secrets Your Plastic Surgeon Doesn’t Want You to Know.” Should be a lot of fun! Check out the teaser on their website here. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic SurgeonAnthony Youn, […]


Does the Brava Breast Enhancement Device Work?

The Brava system is a nonsurgical breast enlargement device that claims to increase the size of your breasts 1/2 to 2 cups after 10 weeks of use. The wearer is supposed to use the device for a minimum of 10 hours a day and avoid missing even one day’s worth of treatment. There has been […]


Juvederm XC – Less Painful Injectable Filler?

Allergan has just received FDA approval for Juvederm XC, the newest hyaluronic acid injectable filler formulated with lidocaine for greater comfort. In their study they found that 93% of the patients treated with Juvederm XC had less pain than when treated with the non-lidocaine formulation of Juvederm. That sounds good to me. I’m very fond […]


The Decade’s Top 10 Plastic Surgery Stories

Plastic Surgery News, the official newsletter of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, has released their Top 10 Plastic Surgery Stories of the Decade. Here they are: 1. Face Transplantation Becomes a Reality 2. Silicone Implants Return 3. Plastic Surgery and Reality TV 4. Botox Launches Minimally Invasive Trend 5. The Next Generation of Soft […]


Cytori Gets FDA Approval For PureGraft System

Cytori Therapeutics, one of the world leaders in stem cell technology, has recently received FDA approval for its PureGraft system. Now, this is not a stem cell harvesting machine, but instead is a device that makes fat grafting more efficient. According to released information, PureGraft helps to prepare fat for reinjection within about 15 minutes. […]


iPhone Apps That Remove Wrinkles, Cellulite, and Even Grow Hair?

Now I’ve heard of everything! There is a company that is selling iPhone Apps that claim to erase wrinkles, smooth cellulite, reduce puffy eyes, and even grow hair! Here is the company’s explanation of how using their iPhone app can erase wrinkles: The wrinkle eraser uses green color and the Jade gemstone to increase collagen […]


Check Out The Rachael Ray Show Wed Jan 13th!

Hi readers! I will be featured on a segment of the Rachael Ray Show Wed. Jan 13th. Rachael and I will be covering four ways that you can get your body Red Carpet Ready. Should be a lot of fun! Check out the Rachael Ray Show website here for a sneak peak. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based […]


Dr. Youn on the CBS Early Show This Morning!

For those of you who caught it, I was given the privilege of being a guest on the CBS Saturday Early Show this morning. We talked about some of the latest trends in plastic surgery, including the Syneron eMatrix and Dysport injections. For a partial transcript, click here. I had a nice time meeting Dr. […]