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 "Optionee").
WHEREAS, the Company has adopted its Amended and Restated 1997 Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") to
encourage selected employees and non-employee directors of the Company to acquire a proprietary interest in
the Company through the grant of options, thus identifying their interests with those of shareholders and giving an
optionee a greater personal interest in the success of the Company; and
WHEREAS, the Optionee is a non-employee director of the Company, and the Company has determined to
grant the Optionee an option to purchase Common Stock pursuant to the Plan as hereafter described (the
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 Optionee 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 a
nonqualified stock option.
3. DATES WHEN OPTION EXERCISABLE.
(b) EXPIRATION. The Option and all of the Optionee's rights with respect thereto shall terminate, to the extent
the Option has not already been exercised, on the first to occur of
(i) The tenth anniversary of the date of this Agreement, or
(ii) One year after the date of the Optionee's death or Disability, the time of such termination being referred to
herein as the "Expiration Date".
(c) EXERCISE AFTER DEATH OR DISABILITY. In the event of the Optionee's death or Disability, then the