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Thomas P. Sterry, MD

Scar Revision

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Procedures Performed

  • Scar Revision

Scar Revision

This is a 61-year-old woman who was referred to me for scar revision in New York City. She needed an abdominal wall reconstruction after a major intra-abdominal catastrophe. She had a large wound that had been allowed to heal on its own over the course of several months. I decided that the best way to reconstruct her was to put the muscles of her tummy back where they belonged. In doing so, I was also able to remove the large scar on her tummy and reapproximate her skin back where it had originally come from. This also allowed me to put her belly button back where it belonged. 

Patient Age:
61

Motivation for Scar Revision:
Large ventral hernia causing a tremendous bulge that was clearly visible through her clothes

Revision Technique:
Separation of components
No mesh

Anesthesia:
General anesthesia

Recovery:
2 weeks

Dr. Sterry has a great deal of experience with abdominal wall reconstruction. He tries to come up with the most reasonable plan for each individual case so that you can get the most subtle scar possible in the end in addition to complete repair of any hernias. If you're interested in finding out what results are possible for you, request an appointment above or call (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.

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