Facial surgeries allow patients to look as young as they feel, so why settle for looking older than your age? With help from Dr. Sterry and his team you can let your true age be your best-kept secret.
Facial Sculpture My philosophy and techniques in facial plastic surgery have evolved over the years and now include facial sculpting using buccal fat removal and cheek liposuction. By “sculpting” I mean that I remove volume from some places, and I add it to others. This is different from facial rejuvenation for an aging patient. Facial Sculpting is for a younger patient trying to achieve an image of beauty that they may not have genetically. In these cases, we are trying to refine the features that make anyone more attractive. Generally speaking I remove fullness from the lower face and add … Continue reading
Is Kybella Better Than Chin Liposuction? Kybella is the new FDA-approved injectable that melts the fat in your neck to remove the dreaded double chin. Studies performed by Kybella were very promising, and we are seeing some nice improvements in our patients as well. The question that arises, however, is whether Kybella will replace chin liposuction as the preferred double chin removal treatment for our NYC patients. Neck or Chin Liposuction for Neck Contouring Neck liposuction (typically performed as Smartlipo™) has been available for years with a proven track record of reliably appealing outcomes. It is a brief procedure that takes … Continue reading
Liposuction is Highly Effective I have spoken quite a bit for the last few years about how Smartlipo™ neck liposuction has improved my New York patients’ profiles. While I usually call this neck liposuction, I find that many of my patients refer to it as 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 can improve the profile of many patients using a relatively simple technique that can both contour the jawline … Continue reading
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
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