YOUNG INNOVATIONS, INC.
STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT
THIS STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is entered into as of [ DATE ] between YOUNG
INNOVATIONS, INC., a Missouri corporation (the "Company"), and [ NAME ] (the "Participant").
WHEREAS, the Company has adopted its Amended and Restated 1997 Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") to
encourage selected Employees of the Company to promote the best interests of the Company and its
shareholders by (i) attracting and retaining exceptional Employees; (ii) motivating Employees by aligning their
interests with those of the Company's shareholders and allowing Employees to acquire a proprietary interest in
the Company through the grant and exercise of options; and (iii) providing Employees with a greater personal
interest in the success of the Company.
WHEREAS, the Participant is employed by the Company, and the Company has determined to grant the
Participant an option to purchase Common Stock pursuant to the Plan as hereafter described (the "Option").
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and for other good and valuable consideration, the
parties hereto do hereby agree as follows:
1. DEFINITIONS. Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the same meanings as they are
given in the Plan.
2. GRANT OF OPTION. The Company hereby grants to the Participant an Option to purchase up to
_________ shares of its Common Stock (the "Option Shares"), at a purchase price of $___________ per
Option Share (the "Exercise Price"), upon and subject to the other terms and conditions set forth below. The
Option shall be an Incentive Stock Option if and to the extent permitted under the Plan and the Internal Revenue
code of 1986, as amended. However, to the extent the aggregate fair market value of the Option Shares,
measured at the time of grant, as to which the Option first becomes exercisable in any calendar year exceeds
$100,000, the portion of the option that exceeds such limitation shall be a Nonqualified Stock Optio