Dr. Youn's Blog


How to Banish Cellulite?

Every day we get people call my office inquiring about how to get rid of cellulite. SpaWeek.com has recently posted an article detailing some of my thoughts on cellulite treatments such as topical creams, pills, and laser treatments. You can find it here. Bottom line: Cellulite affects over 90% of women, both younger and older, […]


Battle of the Bikini Beauties on Radar Online

Who looks better in bikinis, Models or Actresses? That was the question posed to me as one of a panel of judges for Radar Online’s Battle of the Bikini Beauties. Some of the models and actresses evaluated include Jessica Alba, Bar Rafaeli, and Kate Hudson. Check it out here. Thanks to Lynn Allison and Radar […]


Dysport is Available!

The first real Botox competitor, Dysport, is finally reaching plastic surgeons’ offices here in the U.S. We received our first shipment this week and I’m excited to bring this product to my patients. Like Botox, it’s a Botulinum Toxin Type A and is FDA-approved to temporarily reducing the wrinkles in the glabella (frown lines). Doctors […]


Dr. Youn on the Plastic Surgery Channel

A new website dedicated to plastic surgery, The Plastic Surgery Channel, has kindly featured me and this site on one of their video segments. It’s only about a minute long, but if you’re interested, check it out. Hope you’re having a great weekend! Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic SurgeonAnthony Youn, M.D.


Surgical Roulette – Risks of Surgery with a Phony Plastic Surgeon

The Times Publication has an outstanding article chronicling the story of Dr. Peter Normann, an Arizona-based Internal Medicine and Emergency Room specialist who masqueraded as a plastic surgeon. In a span of seven months three unsuspecting patients died under his care. The article highlights the unfortunate and shocking stores of several of his victims. It’s […]


Youth Knows No Pain – Plastic Surgery Documentary

Set your TiVo’s folks! Filmmaker Mitch McCabe has created a documentary on the current state of plastic surgery, premiering at 9pm EST August 31st on HBO. Screenings before this premiere include: Cinevegas Film Festival : Saturday June 13, 6:30pm, and Sunday June 14, 10am. Silverdocs Film Festival, D.C. area. Friday June 19, 3:30pm, Sunday June […]


New Study Reveals that Thread Lifts Don’t Work

A new study published in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery comes to the conclusion that Thread Lifts, a popular type of lunchtime facelift, just don’t work. Here are some details: – 33 patients who underwent thread lifts were compared to 10 patients who underwent other surgical procedures. – Follow-up averaged 21 months. – On […]



FDA Approves Botox Competitor Dysport / Reloxin!

BIG news in the plastic surgery field. The FDA approved the drug Dysport (otherwise known as Reloxin) today for the treatment of fine lines in the glabella (between the brows). This is the first bona-fide competitor to Botox, as it is also a Botulinum Toxin Type A. I’ve mentioned Reloxin in this blog before, as […]