Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgery ’


Plastic Surgery in 2010 – Dr. Youn on Good Morning America Health

This is the video from my appearance on Good Morning America Health today. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released its statistics for 2010, revealing that cosmetic plastic surgery was up 5% from 2009. Some notable bits: 1. Breast augmentation remains the #1 cosmetic surgery procedure, with nearly 300,000 women undergoing the surgery. 60% […]

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2011
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Bridalplasty Is Over!

So the season finale of E! Entertainment’s Bridalplasty drew over 1 million viewers. Not too shabby! I must admit that I saw the first episode and then never returned. It wasn’t my thing. One of the only shows I regularly watch nowadays is Modern Family. I miss Dr. Robert Rey and Dr. 90210! They should […]

  • Posted on: Feb 5 2011
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Dr. Youn on the Rachael Ray Show Tuesday Jan 11th!

My next segment of the Rachael Ray Show airs this Tuesday, January 11th!  We test three mail-order skin treatments that guarantee surgical results in mere minutes!  It’ll be Products versus Plastic Surgery!  You’ll be surprised at the results… For a teaser of the episode, click here.

  • Posted on: Jan 10 2011
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Dr. Youn on HLN to Discuss Heidi Montag with Jane Velez-Mitchell

This is a recent appearance I made on HLN’s ISSUES with Jane Velez-Mitchell. I join the distinguished panel in discussing the troubled Heidi Montag. Troubled fame junkie or plastic surgery victim? I’d bet on the former. Also, see if you catch Jane Velez-Mitchell revealing what plastic surgery SHE had! Thank you to Jane Velez-Mitchell and […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2010
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Laser Facial Rejuvenation 101 – Part II

In my last post we covered the basics of laser facial rejuvenation.  Today we’ll cover the general types of lasers and what they can do for you. 1. Ablative Lasers – The oldest types of facial lasers include the CO2 and erbium lasers.  These were widely used in the late 90’s and early 2000’s and, […]

  • Posted on: Dec 4 2010
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Plastic Surgical Procedures Down 17% in 2009 Due to Recession

According to a survey released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, plastic surgery operations were down 17% last year due to the recession. Nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, like Botox, increased by 0.6%, with a total of 10 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures performed last year. For the third year in a row, breast augmentation […]


Instant Dimples – The Newest Fad Surgery?

There is an interesting article on MSNBC.com that focuses on a fringe plastic surgery procedure: dimple creation. Yes, there is a surgery to create dimples, and it works pretty well. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not a new procedure, as plastic surgeons have been performing it for years. According to the article, the procedure costs […]


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 […]


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