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Scar Removal: Advice From A New York City Plastic Surgeon

Scar Revision As a plastic surgeon working in New York City I see all manner of injuries and surgical scars in every type and color of skin on this earth.  Most times scars heal well or at least don’t bother patients.  Occasionally however, the mark left behind is either in a particularly bad place (like the face) or heals with an unacceptably bad scar.  These scars may not only be ugly to the observer, but can sometimes affect the functionality of the patient by causing constriction in movement (especially across joints).  This is where the art of plastic surgery might … Continue reading  

The Selfie Chin Solution: How Neck Liposuction Can Improve Your Profile

  Liposuction is highly effective at contouring the chin and jowls. I have spoken quite a bit for the last few years about how Smartlipo liposuction of the chin and neck can improve your profile.  Actually, while I’m inclined to call this neck liposuction, I find many of my patients refer to the chin liposuction.  I think that’s because many of them have a “selfie chin” – and they all seem to hate it!  In the end, it really doesn’t matter what we call it.  The point is that nowadays we are able to improve the profile of many patients … Continue reading  

Liposuction Today = Bikini In May!

If you want to turn heads next spring, then winter is the perfect time for liposuction. Why? Liposuction can get rid of stubborn areas of fat that’s resistant to diet and exercise—but the results aren’t visible overnight. By its nature, liposuction results in a fair amount of swelling.  Patients are often about the same size the day after a procedure as they were before the liposuction was performed, but they are a little sore and bruised.  I find patients aren’t truly appreciating their results until about six weeks later, and the final result is a good 3-4 months away.  So, … Continue reading  

Tummy Tuck Examples From A New York City Plastic Surgeon: Photos, Videos, and Discussion

A tummy tuck or can remove loose or stretched out skin from the lower belly while also tightening the abdominal muscles.  The result is an overall nicer appearance of the torso with well toned skin.  There are many situations where this procedure is helpful to people who want to look and feel a bit more trim and fit. How Is A Tummy Tuck Performed? Essentially, a long incision is created from one hip across the lower tummy to the other hip like a big “smile”.  The skin of the abdomen is undermined as we work along the muscles of the tummy … Continue reading  

5 Facelift Myths You Believe

  A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that reduces signs of aging in the face, resulting in a more youthful and renewed appearance. Some of the issues that a facelift can address or correct include: Loose facial skin Wrinkles Sunken cheeks Sagging neck Slackened jawline (jowls) Unfortunately, photos of bad facelifts (particularly celebrity facelifts) fool many people into thinking that the procedure will leave them looking “stretched” or otherwise unnatural. People reason that if a big star who can afford to have anyone Here are some of the most common facelift myths you believe, and the truth … 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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