Dr. Youn's Blog

Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking and Why

What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues.  […]

  • Posted on: Jul 17 2019
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Five Anti-Aging Foods to Try Now

The standard American diet is definitely not the best one for our health and our skin. The chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, and bad fats wreak havoc on collagen, which forms the building blocks of our skin and many of our internal organs. Keeping that in mind, here are some anti-aging foods to consider adding to your […]

  • Posted on: Jul 10 2019
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A NEW Anti-Aging Treatment You Must Know About!

It’s a very exciting time in cosmetic medicine today. A plethora of new age-reducing treatments have exploded onto the scene, and I’d like to reveal one to you today! As a regular reader of my weekly e-newsletters, you’ve likely heard about microneedling. One of the most popular minimally-invasive procedures across the continent, microneedling creates tiny […]

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2019
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Surprising Things Botox Can Do For You

Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world. While I’m sure you know that Botox is great for smoothing wrinkles, you might not know that it can do a WHOLE lot more. Here are some other fascinating things Botox can do: 1. Narrow a wide jaw – This treatment originated in Asia and is […]

  • Posted on: Jun 6 2019
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The Latest Hot Treatments in Plastic Surgery

I hope you had a nice Memorial Day! I spent the weekend with some old friends at our new lake home in Brighton, Michigan. It was relaxing, but also a lot of learning (such as how to prevent geese from pooping on the beach, get a seadoo running, and tie nautical knots). In addition to […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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Revealing the Truth About Plastic Surgery and Beauty Myths with Dr. Anthony Youn

Do collagen supplements make your skin look younger? Does fat removed by liposuction come back elsewhere? Should breast implants be switched out every ten years? If you shave your hair, does it grow back thicker? There are so many widely held beliefs disseminated by so-called experts that it’s hard to know what’s true and what […]

  • Posted on: May 28 2019
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This Is What You Should Eat

Keto. Paleo. Vegetarian. Vegan. Mediterranean. There is a lot of debate among nutritionists, dieticians, and physicians about which diet is best for your health. Should you eat meat? What about bread? Is dairy bad for you? What types of fat should you eat? Like the vast majority of doctors, I wasn’t taught anything about nutrition […]

  • Posted on: May 2 2019
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The Truth About Wine

Do you love drinking wine like I do? If so, then you probably already know about the major health benefits of drinking wine, especially red wine. Red wine contains hefty amounts of resveratrol, a powerful anti-aging antioxidant. That’s the good part of wine. But what about the bad? Did you know that most commercial wine […]

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2019
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Is Your Doctor on Board with the Future of Medicine?

What is the future of medicine? Is the future of medicine more medications, more invasive treatments, and Big Pharma, like many doctors and health care professionals would like you to believe? Or is it something more? For the past couple years I’ve introduced you to physicians and health care providers who are on the cutting […]

  • Posted on: Mar 27 2019
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What to Eat to Look Younger with Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum

What you eat determines how quickly you age. You’ve heard me say it many times. The quality of the food on your plate has a huge impact on the quality of your skin. And now studies are showing a true gut-skin connection, where the health of one shows up in the other. So which foods […]

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2019
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