Monthly Archives: August 2010

Thomas P. Sterry, MD

Recovery after a Tummy Tuck

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No matter what the procedure is, all of my patients need to know how to plan for their recovery. A Tummy Tuck operation (or “abdominoplasty”) is a procedure that removes loose skin from the lower belly and tightens the muscles of the abdomen. The muscle tightening is the tough part – I have never heard…

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Thomas P. Sterry, MD

Tummy Tuck Scarring Can Be Controlled

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Many men and women come to their tummy tuck consultations at my Manhattan practice worried about tummy tuck scars. The truth is, where there is an incision, there will usually be a scar, and tummy tuck surgery is no different. Choosing the appropriate level of the tummy tuck scar, though, is a matter of proper…

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