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Thomas P. Sterry, MD

Smartlipo™ Liposuction

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Procedures Performed

  • Liposuction

Smartlipo™ Liposuction

This is a 38-year-old woman who told me that she had just given up trying to lose weight and get her old 25-year-old body back. She hadn't gained any weight for the past three years or so, but she couldn't seem to shake off the pounds either. About a year before coming to me, she had trialed a full series of Zerona® treatments but told me that "it didn't work at all." She asked me to give her a waistline but said she needed an affordable solution.

She had surprisingly good skin tone with no hanging tissues. I told her that I thought I could probably get her a nice result with much of the benefit of a tummy tuck but without the expense or recovery time required. It's not that I don't like performing abdominoplasties, but in THIS case (because of her good skin) I thought liposuction was a good alternative.

I performed Smartlipo liposuction of her tummy and back in my New York City OR under local anesthesia. In total we removed 2,500 cc of fatty aspirate. She had a typical recovery and was back at work in 3 days. Her postoperative photos were taken 3 months after the liposuction was performed.

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Liposuction Technique:
Smartlipo liposuction

Areas Treated:
Tummy and back

Volume Removed:
2,500 cc of aspirate


Local anesthesia

Dr. Sterry is a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York with an office on the upper east side. He maintains a certified OR where he performs liposuction under local anesthesia or with a certifiied anesthesiologist on a regular basis. If you're interested in finding out what results are possible for you, request an appointment above or call us at (212) 249-4020.

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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.