Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is a grouping of surgeries to make a patient look classically more female. FFS is an option for both women and men who desire increased feminine features. Being a master of the face with dual degrees in Maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Vendetti prides himself on being able to transform a patient’s features, while maintaining a natural look. In our warm and friendly office environment, Virginia Surgical Arts works on giving each and every FFS patient a highly customized plan to reach their aesthetic goals.
Because each case and face is unique, every patient will be assessed on an individual basis. When meeting with patients, Dr. Vendetti thoroughly discusses the patients’ aesthetic desires to ensure we provide a treatment plan that best fits the patient. Some of the most common facial feminization surgeries include those shown in the picture below.
FFS surgery patients are walked through the entire surgical journey by our experienced medical aesthetician and cosmetic patient coordinator, who are ready to handle your every question and concern. To schedule a free consultation, please call our office or contact us here!
Facial rejuvenation comes in many forms. In our last blog post, we discussed the many ways that the Palomar Lux 1540 Fractional Laser can benefit one’s complexion. But, what if that is not enough? It is inevitable that as one progresses in years, aging, stress, and the undeniable pull of gravity will all take a toll on a man and woman’s youthful appearance. When minimally invasive treatments, like laser treatments, are not enough—Dr. Vendetti can perform a number of surgical procedures to rejuvenate your facial appearance. Continue reading “This Spring, Go Face First – Part II: Surgical Solutions for Skin Rejuvenation” »
What a winter we are having in Virginia! Often, our complexion takes the brunt of the winter weather. As the temperature drops, the wind picks up, and the snow falls—our skin’s vibrancy is compromised. With the help of Microdermabrasion, Dr. Vendetti can refresh your complexion—keeping you glowing no matter what winter has in store. Continue reading “Skin Saving Microdermabrasion” »
As you snuggle in for the winter, it is likely that laser hair removal may not be on the top of your to do list. However, winter is actually the perfect season to start the laser hair removal process—especially if you plan to treat an area that is commonly exposed to the sun. Continue reading “Why You Should Undergo Laser Hair Removal in the Winter” »
Regardless of our age, we each desire a glowing complexion. Radiant and healthy skin are beautiful at any age. However, as our skin naturally changes overtime, it is important to understand the reasons why.
Three Crucial Components of Aging SkinOnce resilient, as the skin ages, it loses its once youthful suppleness. Responsible for much of our changing appearance are three components: collagen, elastin, and glycosaminoglycans. Plentiful in our youth, overtime, our body’s natural production of the three decreases resulting in a gradual loss of each collagen, elastin, and glycosaminoglycans. But why are they so important? Let us explain: Continue reading “Mix it Up: Skin Rejuvenation with the Mixto SX” »
What do you first see when you look at someone’s face? Would you believe it may be the ears? A new study published in the journal, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, highlights the impact that protruding, malformed, or misaligned ears have on our perception. Continue reading “Otoplasty: A Key to Renewed Confidence” »
Do you feel your complexion has lost some of its youthful luster? Sadly, this may be the case. With age, the turnover of our cell cycle slows, meaning that cells take longer to form. As new cells also take longer to reach the skin’s surface, old cells accumulate and cause the skin to appear dull and tired. Luckily for you, at Virginia Surgical Arts, we can help restore both the health and appearance of your skin. Considered to be one of the safest and most effective chemical treatments on the market—the Obagi Blue Peel softens and smooths the skin, giving you a healthy and glowing complexion. Continue reading “Paint the Town Blue” »
Summer sun can be fun—but, it can also wreak havoc on our skin. At Virginia Surgical Arts, we too love the sun! Did you enjoy one too many days basking in the sun? Under Dr. Vendetti’s guidance, we offer a number of skin saving treatments and procedures. Our Summer Skin Savers Include: IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Photofacial A simple but effective procedure, the IPL Photofacial is a light based treatment. Targeting wide areas of sun damage as well as sun spots (individual concentrated pigmented lesions)—IPL lightens hyperpigmentation caused by sun exposure. IPL can be used on the face as well as the chest and arms. Continue reading “Too Many Days Spent in the Sun? 2 Summer Skin Savers” »
This summer, leave wrinkles behind you. Embrace summer with a rejuvenated you. With the help of Dr. Vendetti and Juvederm, you can step into summer feeling confident. A hyaluronic acid based dermal filler, Juvederm smooths moderate to severe wrinkles. Juvederm boasts a youthful and refreshed look. Continue reading “Refresh and Re’juvederm’” »
Whether it’s because of a few sleepless nights, high stress levels, or a side effect of aging, under-eye bags and droopy eyelids may be taking their toll on your appearance. Eyelid surgery is an attractive option for men and women who want to rejuvenate their look and maintain a fresh-faced appearance. We can perform blepharoplasty on the upper, lower, or both eyelids to get rid of excess tissue, fat pads, and wrinkles so you look well rested and can maintain a wide-eyed appearance. Here’s a closer look at how eyelid surgery works, and whether you may be a good candidate for the procedure: Continue reading “Restore Your Youthful Look with Blepharoplasty Surgery” »