Body Contouring Surgery refers to any number of procedures that help create our “perfect body”.
Abdominoplasty, often called a tummy tuck, 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 a tummy tuck is helpful to NYC residents 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 … Continue reading
Want a smoother, flatter belly but don’t want your friends to know you’ve had a tummy tuck? Lucky for you, it can be done. There are two simple keys to achieving a “secret” tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty. Get the operation during the cooler months, preferably fall. Choose a plastic surgeon who knows how to hide the telltale signs. By following these steps, you can hide out under a sweater during your recovery and then emerge like a butterfly in the spring with no scar to be seen. Following is more detailed information on how your plastic surgeon can help you achieve … Continue reading
Image source Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding all take a toll on a mother’s body. Skin that was stretched might not regain its former elasticity, fat deposits can cling stubbornly to arms, hips and thighs, and breastfeeding can cause a mother’s breasts to sag or lose volume after weaning. These are things that diet and exercise may not address, leaving some women worried that they’ll never reclaim their pre-pregnancy body. Fortunately, there is a solution. A combination of procedures that address multiple areas of a woman’s body has become popularly known as a mommy makeover. What is a Mommy Makeover? Mommy … Continue reading
Recently, a patient came into my office for a consultation about a body contouring operation. She was concerned about back pain after a tummy tuck as she had read that it can be a problem. Unfortunately, she ended up choosing another surgeon to perform her tummy tuck operation, one who claimed to have a special technique to prevent resulting back pain. Why unfortunately? Because I know through tummy tuck surgical experience and research at my NYC practice that the only way to guarantee zero back pain after a tummy tuck is to perform a subpar operation. Let me explain. The Anatomy of a … Continue reading
Do you frequently wear turtlenecks or scarves to hide your saggy neck? Are you uncomfortable wearing your hair up? Liposuction can solve this problem by creating an elegant neck. Dr. Sterry can complete the procedure in as little as 45 minutes at his surgical facility. Using local anesthesia, three pinholes are made with a needle under the chin. A CO2 laser passed under the skin tightens it and melts the fat. The fat is then suctioned out through the pinholes. Most patients say they feel years younger after this procedure and achieve the self-confidence that has been holding them … Continue reading