Posts Tagged ‘ cosmetic surgeon ’

Here’s the truth about FAT!

I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for your health AND your skin. There are five types of fat, and here are my opinions on each of them: 1. Monounsaturated Fats – GOOD – present in almonds, avocado, hazelnuts, […]

  • Posted on: Jun 17 2022
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Skin tips to kick off your summer!

Summer is here! As we spend more time outside, it’s as important to make sure you keep your skin safe from the sun’s harmful rays. Here are some easy Do’s and Don’ts for you to remember as you head into the warm weather: DO reapply sunscreen frequently. Reapplication is often forgotten when we’re out having fun in the […]

  • Posted on: Jun 8 2022
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Do You Want a Jack-of-all-Trades Surgeon?

I once worked with a plastic surgeon, let’s call him Dr. Saul, who performed cleft lip and palate repairs, face-lifts, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and even complex repairs of tendons in the hands and fingers. His practice wasn’t very busy, so he performed some of these procedures only once every few months. While the breadth […]

  • Posted on: Apr 25 2022
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Man Sues Cosmetic Surgeon After He Allegedly Removed His Nose

The video says it all. So why did this man’s doctor remove his nose? This is pure speculation, but an infection of the cartilage of the nose, such as by MRSA, could result in the cartilage being destroyed. This could cause the nose to collapse, and necessitate actual removal. So what should people take away […]

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2013
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Plastic Surgery: The Wild West Of Medicine

My latest article on CNN.com: Recently, a young woman named Martha decided to undergo a breast augmentation.  She researched doctors and found one whom she felt was well-qualified.  Ads in magazines touted him as board-certified and a top plastic surgeon in the area.  Martha met him in consultation and underwent the procedure in his office […]

  • Posted on: Jul 26 2012
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Dr. Youn on “Good Morning America” Monday Jan. 9th!

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be featured on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday morning between 8-8:30am!  If you watch you’ll meet one of my newest patients and see some great results.  For more information, check out the Good Morning America website HERE. Thank you to everyone at GMA for having me on […]

  • Posted on: Jan 8 2012
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USA Today Editorial: Limit Who Can Do Cosmetic Surgery

The following are excerpts from a fantastic editorial in USA Today last week: Though there are always people in any profession who’ll put greed above ethics and do work they might be ill-prepared to handle, few can do as much harm as doctors. The hardest thing to understand is why neither the states nor the […]

  • Posted on: Oct 10 2011
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Phony Plastic Surgeon Leaves Patient With ‘Uniboob’

This story is all over the news.  In what should have been a simple procedure, a phony plastic surgeon left Dinora Rodriguez with a Uniboob, as seen here.  You can read more about it (and watch the accompanying video) on MSNBC.com here. Do your homework!  Always make sure your plastic surgeon is certified by the […]

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2011
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Dr. Youn on NPR: In Stitches, Doctor-God Complex, and Plastic Surgery

I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Michel Martin on NPR’s Tell Me More. We discussed a multitude of topics related to IN STITCHES, including growing up Asian American, plastic surgery, the hidden motivations behind becoming a physician, and the Doctor-God complex. Thank you to NPR’s Tell Me More and Michel Martin for […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2011
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