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5 out of 5 stars Hand Rejuvenation
I have been going to Dr. Mendes since early 2014 and I very pleased with my treatment experiences and results. Dr. Mendes is both highly skilled and empathetic with excellent communication. Her staff is professional, kind and helpful.
5 out of 5 stars EVLT
Dr. Mendes and her staff are knowledgeable, caring and helped treat the heaviness and discomfort I was feeling in my legs. I stand for prolonged periods at my job and 3 weeks post procedure (EVLT) - I have complete relief! Dr. Mendes put me at ease and took her time to address all my questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Mendes - whose bedside manner is truly one of a kind. She most...
$400. A complete consultation and ultrasound evalation will be provided. Various health care plans are accepted.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Treatments offered at Mendes Vein Care
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Veins with poorly functioning valves will dilate. The patient can develop rope-like varicose veins. This also increases spider veins. When the cause... READ MORE
I'm 28, 5ft 10, weigh 74kgs; I have bulging veins from my knee up my thigh, should I see a doctor? (Photo)
Bulging, ropy veins can be blue or green. You should be seen by a vascular surgeon for a complete diagnosis for varicose veins. READ MORE
Thank you for your question. You may want to see your physician to rule out osteomyelitis - which is a bone infection. READ MORE
Ultrasound is frequently done to rule out a deep vein thrombosis. It is also performed in patients with varicose veins to determine how long it takes... READ MORE
If the tattoo is in the area of the vein treatment - wait. Tattooing is not an emergency. If the tattoo is not near the vein treatment - then you can... READ MORE
Sclerotherapy is not surgery. It consists of injecting a solution into the protruding vein to collapse the vein. It does not warrant time off from... READ MORE
Sclerotherapy essentially destroys the vein. If appropriately done, that vein will not return. The body's mechanism for responding to this kind of... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. I am sure most physicians would agree that sun should be avoided following any procedure. In general, it is always best... READ MORE
Sclerotherapy kills the vein and causes it to become a scar. It is a scar underneath the skin and it will take time to disappear. It takes longer in... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. Veins can be characterized as spider, reticular and varicose. A skilled provider knows the difference and can determine... READ MORE
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