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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Botox Injections in the Stomach Don’t Help Weight Loss

I was reading a few months ago about some interesting work that had been done to help patient lose weight by injecting Botox into their stomachs.  The logic was that the stomach muscles would relax and therefore not empty the gastric contents very quickly, thereby causing early satiety and eventually weight loss.  Seems like a plan, right?  Too bad the latest studies contest the conclusions. A new study performed at the Mayo Clinic was not able to replicate that kind of outcome.  The study was recently published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological … Continue reading  

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Dr. Thomas P. Sterry

Thomas Sterry, MD, is a board-certified New York City plastic surgeon with over a decade of experience. At his inviting, boutique-style practice in Manhattan, he focuses on each patient's unique needs and aesthetic goals so that he can provide the most attractive and natural-looking outcomes possible.

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