Dr. Youn's Blog

Hype or Reality?

  Here are a few links for information on two popular cosmetic procedures: The Lifestyle Lift – Check out my post from a few days ago. It posted a bit late, so if you missed it, click here. Mesotherapy and fat injections – As a member of their editorial advisory board, I’ve written an article […]


Is the State of Plastic Surgery Changing?

I had a conversation with another local plastic surgeon yesterday and he lamented about the state of plastic surgery today. He’s been around a bit longer than I have and said he’s seeing things changing in our area. “People are advertising rock-bottom prices and red-tag sales,” he stated. We’re seeing a large number of non-plastic […]


Botox safety update

There is some new information on the recent news regarding Botox safety. A consumer group called on “Black Box” labeling of Botox due to alleged deaths related to its use. Apparently one death has been connected to Botox use for cosmetic purposes in 2003. According to a news release issued by Allergan on January 25, […]


Savvy Miss Article on Plastic Surgery

Savvymiss.com has recently published an article on plastic surgery entitled: Plastic Surgery: How Far Will You Go? They were kind enough to include some of my comments in the article. I think the article is well-written, except some of the patient experiences are mind-boggling to me. These include breast augmentation patients not being allowed to […]



Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery

Sorry for the lack of updates recently. My wife and I spent the weekend in Baltimore, where I attended part of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. I presented a talk on “Lunchtime” facelift surgery at the “Hot Topics” seminar, which covers new and emerging trends in plastic surgery. Some of […]


Breast Augmentation News Story on Fox 2 Detroit

I was recently featured on a the local Fox affiliate here in Detroit in a segment about the rising popularity of silicone gel implants. They follow one of my patients through her breast augmentation surgery with Memory Gel implants. Check it out here if you have a minute and are interested. Thanks to Lila Lazarus […]


Dr. Youn interview on Love to Know Celebrity Edition

The nice site Celebrity.LovetoKnow.com has posted an interview with me on their site. I don’t often put a lot of personal information on my blog, but there is a little more here if you may be interested. Thanks to Celebrity.LovetoKnow.com for the very nice writeup. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic Surgeon Anthony Youn, M.D.:


Dr. Youn on the Fox News Channel Wed Aug 1st

I’ve been asked to be on the Fox News Channel tomorrow morning at 9:30am EDT tomorrow on the show America’s Newsroom. If you get a chance to catch it, I’ll be discussing the influence of plastic surgery television shows on patients and surgery. Thanks to the Fox News Channel for the invitation. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based […]


Liposuction Deaths in Arizona

A massage therapist performed a liposuction procedure in which a woman died. A homeopathic physician who was denied a medical doctor’s license by the state board did another procedure in which a patient died.Others who performed cosmetic surgery did not have formal medical training, including a bookkeeper and a former restaurant owner.(from the Arizona Republic) […]