Posts Tagged ‘ cosmetic surgeon ’

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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FDA Panels Put Silicone Implants Under Microscope

Silicone breast implants are back under the FDA’s microscope.  Silicone implants were under original widespread use in the 1980’s and early 1990’s.  Fears of silicone implants causing various diseases like lupus and arthritis prompted the FDA to ban the use of them in 1992.  After analyzing studies by the two major breast implant manufacturers (Mentor and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 2 2011
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The Best Cheesy Pickup Lines Ever!

Enjoy this funny video a friend of mine made in honor of In Stitches! The Best Cheesy Pickup Lines Ever! I wish I had tried some of these back when I was single and couldn’t get a date. Maybe I would have gotten somewhere. In Stitches Update: Thank you to everyone who made it out […]

  • Posted on: May 7 2011
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Cosmetic Surgeon Indicted for Murder Charges in Patient Deaths

A cosmetic surgeon in Phoenix was recently indicted in the deaths of three of his patients. Dr. Peter Normann was indicted on two counts of second-degree murder and one count of manslaughter in the deaths of three of his patients who underwent liposuction. According to an investigation, he performed two of the surgeries, and an […]