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Category Archives: Facial Surgery

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.

Kybella vs. Chin Liposuction: Running Neck and Neck

Is Kybella Better Than Chin Liposuction? Kybella is the new FDA approved product for injection that melts the fat in your neck to remove the dreaded double chin.  Studies performed by the company were very promising and we are seeing some nice improvements in our patients as well.  The question that arises however, is whether or not Kybella will replace chin liposuction as the mainstay of treatment to create an elegant look in patients who are not ready for a neck lift. Neck or Chin Liposuction For Neck Contouring Neck liposuction (typically performed as “Smartlipo”) has been available for years with a proven … 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  

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  

Fixing the dreaded "Double Chin"

  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  

Don’t all Facelifts look fake?

When most people hear the word “facelift” they automatically picture a pulled wind swept face on a middle aged woman.  That’s how the world views a facelift but that couldn’t be any further from the truth.  If done with care, a facelift can bring back a youthful and fresh face without looking “artificial”.  There are a variety of ways to perform this procedure as medical advancement has allowed for a more natural appearance.  Let’s take a look at the 3 different Facelifts offered at Dr. Sterry’s office. 1. Full Facelift: Significant amount of facial and neck improvement with results lasting … 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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