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  • arfarfthedog 12:21 am on June 9, 2012 Permalink  

    Sclerotherapy at MAS… 

    Wow. 3 sessions and the two huge purple clusters of spider veins are gone! GONE!! They looked liked permanent bruises that I hid under long pants, jeans, and tights with skirts. Swimming suit??? Shorts? ha ha – I hadn’t worn them since my twenties.

    Dr. Vendemia and Shaye were beyond professional. Everything was explained in full, realistic prognosis given, and the results were spectacular, more than I could have hoped. On top of it, they are intelligent and personable people, so I never felt the void that some robotic doctors make you feel.

    Anyone who gives less than 5 stars likely had unrealistic expectations of what spider vein injections can do. Dr. V and Shaye even took care of a couple of the larger veins, but the only way to remove the big ugly veins is a vascular surgeon – also clearly explained. It is also realistic to recognize that genetics and heredity play a huge part in whether one develops veins, and whether after treatment they might return. Such veins are also exacerbated by pregnancies, weight gain and loss, work that requires standing on the job all day, impact from running with poor shoes on hard surfaces, etc.

    I am fully expecting that down the road, these may return. Fortunately, Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery will be where I go back!! But for now, I am) looking so forward to summer on Cape Cod, and actually wearing shorts and a bathing suit. Woo Hoo!!!

    If you are plagued with spider veins making you feel and look older than you really are, then get yourself to Dr. Vendemia and MAS. Really worth it!! 🙂

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  • Real Patient 5:54 pm on May 7, 2012 Permalink
    Tags: Sclerotherapy with Dr. Nicholas Vendemia Plastic Surgeon New York   

    I recently visited Dr Vendemia for spider veins… 

    I recently visited Dr. Vendemia for spider veins on my legs. This was my second attempt at treating these ugly spider veins via Sclerotherapy. My first treatment which was NOT with Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery was painful and uncomfortable, and I had to wear compression stockings, which was a big nuisance. Unfortunately, my results were not good, and the veins persisted.
    Dr. Vendemia was very direct. He responded to my numerous questions with honest and direct responses that were, ultimately, exactly correct! The treatment was totally painless and gentle. The best part is within two days, the veins began to appear much diminished, and look like they are disappearing with each day that passes. I had no downtime, no pain, and I was so pleased with my experience. I will definitely without a doubt return to Dr. Vendemia and I would recommend him to my family and closest friends as well!

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  • Real Patient 4:38 pm on May 7, 2012 Permalink
    Tags: Rhinoplasty by New York Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS   

    I had a rhinoplasty with Dr. Nicholas Vendemia 

    It’s been almost three months since my rhinoplasty with Dr. V and I couldn’t be happier with the results!

    I flew across country for the procedure after talking with Dr. V, Karin and Shea for the months leading up to the big day. They all put me at ease with the surgery (a first for me, along with undergoing anesthesia) and made me feel very comfortable and confident with my decision. I feel that they were very thorough in their explanations and answered all of my many questions with clarity. I knew exactly what to expect going into and coming out of surgery, but everything turned out so much easier than what I anticipated! I, surprisingly, did not have much bruising and the swelling wasn’t too hard to manage. I was shocked at how painless my recovery was as well!

    Dr. V and Shea listened to exactly what I wanted out of the surgery and delivered results completely in line with my vision and desires. The change is subtle enough so that I can go about my life without anyone really noticing that I had something done but just enough so that I have a more confident attitude and demeanor.

    I can’t thank the MAS staff enough for their support, understanding and flexibility with making this such a great experience and for helping me be a better, happier self! Despite living across the country, they have been very accessible and accomodating with post-surgery questions and appointments. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience and would highly recommend MAS!

    -Sim

     
  • Real Patient 8:18 am on March 30, 2012 Permalink
    Tags: Breast Implant Revision - Augmentation, PIP breast implant removal and replacement with Dr Nicholas Vendemia from MAS Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery   

    I knew Dr. Vendemia was the right doctor for me 

    Just minutes after starting my consultation with Doctor Vendemia I knew he was the right doctor for me. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional and caring and I couldn’t ask for more.
    I went to see the Doctor after finding out that I possibly had faulty breast implants as a result of a breast augmentation I had done in another country. Doctor V. knew everything about the subject and was very understanding. Prior to seeing Doctor V. I had done a consultation with another Doctor who made me feel bad about the fact that I had done breast augmentation outside the country. But Doctor V. was very different, he was understanding and while he did stress the importance of removing the faulty breast implants he also assured me that everything was going to be great, and most importantly I was going to have peace of mind and look more beautiful with more natural and great quality implants.
    I had my procedure done with the doctor a few days ago, and the implants he recommended look great on my petite body type, and the recovery was so quick as well. Another great advantage of having my procedure done with Doctor V. is the Doctor’s staff. Shea and Karin were always very nice and caring.
    I would definitely recommend the doctor to anyone that will undergo a similar procedure. Doctor V. not only knows that he does very well but also provides great emotional support.

    Salome

    I would definitely recommend the doctor to anyone that will undergo a similar procedure

     
  • Real Patient 10:50 pm on March 22, 2012 Permalink
    Tags: breast enlargement new york dr nicholas vendemia of mas manhattan aesthetic surgery   

    I just had breast augmentation with Dr Vendemia… 

    I just had breast augmentation with Dr. Vendemia and could not be happier with the results. I wanted substantial volume without appearing noticeably “fake,” which many other surgeons did not think was realistic for my petite frame. I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to find the surgeon who really listens to you. I have noticed that many plastic surgeons simply replicate the same results and surgical approach for every patient — with Dr. Vendemia, I felt like he took the time to evaluate my goals and made sure that achieved the look that I wanted. His rapid recovery technique also made the whole recovery process painless and easy — I I would highly recommend Dr. Vendemia!

     
  • Real Patient 8:54 pm on December 29, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Juvederm and a TCA Peel by NYC Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery   

    Juvederm and a TCA Peel at MAS… 

    I recently purchased a facial/eye treatment from MAS. While I was in the office I met and spoke with Dr Vendemia and also met some of his post surgery patients. It was clear that Dr V is an excellent plastic surgeon and I decided to have some cosmetic procedures including Juvederm for marionette lines and to augment my lips and a cosmetic peel. I have done these before but the results I have gotten from Dr V were significantly better. I am considering breast reduction surgery and other cosmetic procedures in the future and I will definitely use Dr Vendimia as my surgeon. He is truly an artist as well as a highly qualified surgeon and I would recommend him to anyone who is interested in cosmetic work.
    Moreover the PA and all the office staff are unusually caring and helpfu so the atmosphere in the office is wonderful.,

    LC

     
  • Real Patient 6:30 pm on December 15, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Lip Augmentation and IPL by Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery, Spider Vein Treatment and Lip Augmentation with Juvederm   

    Lip Augmentation and IPL by Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS 

    I have had several great treatment expereinces at MAS recently. I had received vein treament in my legs elsewhere a couple of months ago with little to no positive results. About 2 months after that experience I went to see Shea at MAS through a Groupon and she did the procedure right and got rid of the vein! I am also seeing Shea for a resistant vein on my face for which she is using the pulse light laser. It has gotten better after one treatment (I was told I may need three) and I’m confident that she will make that go away too.

    I recently saw Dr. Vendemia for lip augmentation with Juvederm. I had received treatment with both Restalyne and Juvederm elsewhere in the past on three occassions and I was happy with my results however I experienced a fair amount of swelling and bruising post treatment. I hardly experienced any swelling post treatment with Dr. Vendemia. I experienced a little bruising at the injection sites in the lips themselves, which lasted a few days and I was able to cover it up with lipstick. Note: I am a bruiser so I was pleased that that I only sustained the amount of brusing that I did. And importantly my treatment was virtually painless.

    My experience at MAS has been an absolute pleasure. I’m really happy with my results to date. Shea and Dr. Vendemia and their support staff are extremely attentive, thorough, highly skilled and especially kind. I’m happy to have found them and I look forward to future treatments at MAS.

     
  • Real Patient 9:00 pm on December 11, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Laceration repair by Manhattan Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery   

    Laceration Repair by Dr. Nicholas Vendemia of MAS 

    Our 13 year old sustained a large cut under the eye brow during a middle school basketball game. It was 5:30 in the evening and we dreaded having to go to the emergency room. We were very fortunate to be referred to Dr. Vendemia who was able to meet us in his office later that evening. Our basketball player was very nervous and Dr. V. and his staff put him at ease. The stitches were removed yesterday and he’s happily playing ball again. We had a great experience with Dr. V. and highly recommend him.
    -G.H. & R.H.

     
  • Real Patient 2:30 pm on November 5, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: botox for excessive sweating hyperhidrosis by New York Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery 917-703-7069   

    Botox for Excessive Sweating… 

    I was considering Botox in my underarms as I perspire when I get nervous, and was preparing for my wedding. I met with Dr. V and his team and they were fabulous. They talked me through the process giving me all of the information that I needed in order to make an informed decision. Dr. V made sure that I was comfortable throughout the quick and easy process, which was seamless. He also gave me a few “touch-ups” a week before the big day, to make sure I was fully covered. My experience was 100% great and I look forward to continue working with Dr. V in the future.

    L.J.

     
  • Real Patient 9:50 pm on October 15, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: cheekbone-augmentation-juvederm-restylane-radiesse-by-new-york-plastic-surgeon-dr-nicholas-vendemia-of-mas-manhattan-aesthetic-surgery   

    I had my cheekbones done by Dr. Vendemia… 

    I went in about one month ago to get some filler in my check bones and I am super happy with the result. I’ve been several other places before, recived fillers from different doctors.But in my experience I can definitely say that, Dr. Nicholas Vendemia is the best in his field. Dr. Vendemia knows how to inject, where to inject, what to inject. First of all, he really took time with me and explain the procedure. We decided Radiesse is best for my check bones.He has a gentle hand, I had very little pain, no brusing at all. I am really impressed with the job he has done.My face look lifted and I have nice natural definition out of my check bones.Not over done, I feel like I had a mini face lift. I love my check bones. Dr. Vendemia is not only very good also he is super nice. His stuff ( specially Karen and Shea ) are very kind and profesional.It’s a beautiful office with a good lighting. The minute I walked in everything was pleasant and welcoming. I am very happy I found him, and I highly requement Dr. Nicholas Vendemia. PS. I didn’t want my before and after pictures on the web site but please feel free to ask my before and after photos in their office files.
    -Zahra B.O.

     
  • Real Patient 7:23 pm on September 25, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Breast Enlargement by NYC Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS | Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery | 917-703-7069   

    I met with Dr. V for breast augmentation… 

    I went to meet with Dr.V because I wanted breast augmentation. When meeting with Dr.V he was so patient and took the time to answer every question I had and told me what what would be the best decision for my body and skin type. I also met with another Dr. but wasn’t the least bit impressed with that doctor. After that consultation I knew that Dr.V was the doctor to go with, and I couldn’t be happier that I made that decision! Dr. V, Shea, and Karin are the nicest people and always have your best interest in mind. Sounds corny, but they really do have hearts of gold. They always put you at ease and always go above and beyond for you. I can not find enough nice things to say about them. They are the best at what they do! I would recommend them to anyone.

    F.G.

     
  • Real Patient 9:59 am on September 20, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Spider Veins Treatments Sclerotherapy Asclera by New York Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS | Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery   

    I had Spider Vein Treatments at MAS… 

    I went to MAS with the simple goal of improving the spider veins and varicose veins in my legs. For years, I have had trouble with blood circulation and the appearance and feel of the veins in my legs. The problem was getting worse and I was sure that I would have to undergo an outpatient procedure. When I came last week, I wasn’t sure what the procedure would be and was nervous that there wouldn’t be a visible result. However, I have already noticed a change after one treatment, which was one week ago, and the veins keep changing positively. Shea, in particular, was very comforting and made every step very easy.

    -W.T.

     
  • Real Patient 8:29 am on September 16, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Plastic Surgery by New York Plastic Surgeon Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS | Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery | 917-703-7069   

    I traveled from L.A. to see Dr. Vendemia… 

    Dr. V is a GREAT surgeon with a heart of gold. He is skilled with the scalpel and knows when to tell you that you don’t need something done. He recently gave my body a “tune up”. I lost 100lbs and needed a lift or two! My body looks natural and proportioned now. I am originally very busty and Dr V put the girls right in place and they are beautiful!I travel the world and can go to any Dr I choose and to be quite honest, I will only go to Dr. V! He’s the best! I’ve seen my share of dermotologists and plastic surgeons either researching them, with friends or on my own, and let me tell you, I will fly to NY when its time to redo my botox to see Dr V again! He has a gentle hand and I don’t look overdone. He simply has taken 10 years off of me with an injection! Love Dr. V, Love his staff and you will too…

    -P.H.

     
  • Real Patient 3:16 pm on September 6, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: botox for migraines by new york plastic surgeon dr nicholas vendemia of mas   

    Botox for Migraines 

    I have suffered from migraines since I was 12 years old, and I have tried every medication in the book (with no relief)! I had heard about Botox for migraines, but was very skeptical about it since I had not had any success with anything else in the past. After a few more months of debilitating headaches, I finally gave in and scheduled an appointment with Dr V. He is extremely sincere, and spent quite a bit of time answering all of my questions. Dr V explained that although Botox for migraines is different than just the cosmetic use, the migraine treatment should include the cosmetic portion for the best results (which neurologists do not typically do). I decided to go ahead with the procedure. Dr V injected Botox between my eyes and on my forehead (common cosmetic areas), as well as in my temples and at the base of my skull (top part of my neck). It didn’t hurt half as much as I expected it to. After 2 weeks I noticed a difference… my headaches were still there, but they seemed a little less intense. I went in for a follow up appointment, and Dr V suggested that we do a touch up treatment to see if thats makes a bigger improvement. To my astonishment, I was almost completely headache free one week after that touch-up… Something I never thought to be possible! Plus, I absolutely love how open and relaxed my eyes and forehead look from the Botox! I now recommend Dr V to anyone who has suffered from migraines, and to anyone who just wants to look refreshed! Thank you Dr V!

    -S.N.

     
  • Real Patient 10:00 pm on August 29, 2011 Permalink
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    I never expected my breast implants to look THIS amazing! 

    I’m a woman in my 50’s. I am slender and in good health. I have always taken care of my body. I eat well, exercise regularly and am lucky to have good genetics. As a young woman I was a quite busty full C cup on a small frame. I love fashion and any excuse to dress up suits me just fine.

    As a result of pregnancy, nursing, and the natural aging process I noticed my breasts had flattened out and changed dramatically over the years.  My clothes did not hang properly and finding a bra that fit was next to impossible. I never seriously considered breast implants until now. My mom had breast cancer and I told myself that healthy breasts are beautiful breasts. Besides the women I knew who had implants were so obviously unnatural and the ones I saw in the magazines did not look much better.

    Thankfully, I met Dr Nicholas Vendemia. I shared my distress about how my breasts once were verses how they had become, my concern about wanting them to look natural, and my fear of not getting a good read on a mammogram. His bedside manner is gently reassuring as he gave me all the information I needed and answered all my questions, yet never for a moment did I feel like I was being rushed.

    He explained to me that silicone rather than saline implants placed under the muscle would look more natural, and would have less chance of pulling on the skin and dimpling on the sides.  To me the most obvious sign of breast implants is the wide separation of cleavage between the two breasts. Apparently skillful technique and a good sense of aesthetics prevent this occurrence.  Dr V certainly has both!

    He allayed my concern about mammograms as well. I am the kind of person who makes a decision based on research and intuition. My research began once I started talking about my newfound desire to enhance my breasts. I was surprised to learn of how many women had them and were happy to share their own personal experience. Unfortunately, I also heard about all of the horror stories, malformed breasts, ghastly scars, leakages and worse. I went online and read a fair amount myself, and also spoke to several other plastic surgeons and other MD’s whose opinions I value.

    Dr V’s P.A., Shea, reassured me further noting Dr V’s exceptionally beautiful and consistent results.  The three of us discussed size and mutually decided what would give me the best look. Although no one enjoys a bargain more than me, when it comes to health and beauty I simply won’t take a chance. Cutting corners on someone less than Dr V just wasn’t in the cards.  Here is where my intuition kicked in… I observed how intently he listened and “heard” what I wanted and just knew in my heart he was going to do what was best for me. I anticipated a lovely result and scheduled my procedure.

    Guess what though? I never expected them to look THIS amazing! Dr V gave me gorgeous breasts! Everyone who sees me remarks on how they are the most beautiful and natural looking implants they have ever seen! Girls in their early 20’s want theirs just like mine… seriously! My fiancé, though initially hesitant, is delighted as well.

    My actual procedure went quickly.  Recovery was brief and fairly uneventful. I did find the pain meds caused dizziness but I didn’t even need them after the second day.  The anesthesiologist was excellent as well. I was not nauseas and was back on my feet almost immediately afterwards. I absolutely love my results, all of them and what they have done for my image and self-confidence.

    I highly recommend Dr Nicholas Vendemia!!!!!! If I can be of any assistance to you please let Dr V know.

    -C.A.K.

     
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