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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.

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  

Facelift Philosophy and Technique

A nicely done facelift should not be noticeable. Other people should think the patient looks nice, and it should NEVER occur to others that the patient has had an operation. The paradox in my mind is that in order to accomplish that goal the surgeon needs to be MORE aggressive, not less. Why? Because in the old days the way a facelift was performed was to simply pull the skin back. But today, our understanding is that a youthful face is one that is full and has contours that an older face does not – and certainly that a pulled … 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.