5 Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Men

Body dissatisfaction is common – in fact, a 2018 survey found 79 percent of Americans feel unhappy with their appearance from time to time. While women are more likely to experience these feelings, men are not immune to body image issues. Each year, millions go under the knife to look slimmer or more youthful. Here are five cosmetic procedures popular with men. Continue reading “5 Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Men” »

Facial Feminization Surgery

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!

This Spring, Go Face First – Part II: Surgical Solutions for Skin Rejuvenation

Vendetti, Facial Rejuve - Image 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” »

Skin Saving Microdermabrasion

VendettiFebBlog 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” »

Why You Should Undergo Laser Hair Removal in the Winter

Vendetti hair removal 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” »

Mix it Up: Skin Rejuvenation with the Mixto SX

Vendetti-Jan blog image 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 Skin

Once 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” »

Paint the Town Blue

Vendetii- Obagi blog photo 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” »

Too Many Days Spent in the Sun? 2 Summer Skin Savers

Vendetti- sun damaged photo for blog 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” »