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How Young is Too Young for a Facelift?

Facelift surgery is the most effective, long-lasting solution for pronounced skin laxity. This procedure can eliminate deep creases, lift sagging jowls, and adjust the cheeks to a more youthful position. Still, not all of these changes are necessary for every patient; younger patients, and thin patients with good skin elasticity, can sometimes forego facelift surgery… Read More »

Say Hello to Halo and Your Best Skin Ever

Blemishes can distract from even the most beautiful bone structure. That’s why we recommend incorporating medical skincare into your long-term beauty plan, even if you’re also planning to have cosmetic surgery. Procedures like Halo Hybrid Fractional Laser Therapy can correct many stubborn skin problems that topical treatments can’t touch—safely, effectively, and with little downtime. What… Read More »

Last Minute Spa Treatments to Help You Wow This Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner, and we all want to look our best for parties, family dinners, and drinks with faraway friends we don’t see nearly enough. Though it may seem like the holidays will be here before you know it, there is still time to book some last-minute spa treatments that will… Read More »

Show Off Smooth, Vein-Free Legs this Holiday Season with Sclerotherapy

Are you going to avoid wearing your favorite dresses this holiday season because you are embarrassed about unsightly leg veins? Spider or varicose veins can be unattractive or even downright painful and can put a damper on your seasonal gatherings with friends and family. Fortunately, vein problems are not something you have to live with… Read More »

Can You Benefit from Blepharoplasty?

The eyes are the focal point of a person’s face, and sagging upper eyelids or puffy lower eyelids can truly show someone’s age. Blepharoplasty, commonly called the “eyelid lift”, is a plastic surgery procedure that can effectively produce a more refreshed facial appearance. Read our infographic below to find out if you can benefit from… Read More »

Join us for our Fall Open House!

Are you interested in learning more about plastic surgery, but don’t feel ready to book a personal consultation yet? If so, our upcoming Open House may be exactly the opportunity you’re looking for. On Thursday, November 8th, Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery and Medspa will be hosting an evening of education and entertainment from 4:00-7:00PM. What to… Read More »

Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery: One or Both?

  The delicate tissues around the eyes change greatly during the aging process. As collagen levels decline, the skin and muscles weaken, causing the eyelids to droop. At the same time, fat deposits around the eyes decrease in size and slide downwards. This can cause hollows and pockets of loose skin to form above the… Read More »

Reset Your Skin for Fall with a PRP Facial

Few skin treatments are as appropriate for fall as the PRP facial, informally called the “vampire facial.” Despite its somewhat intimidating nickname, this treatment is every bit as gentle as it is rejuvenating. The PRP facial is completely hypoallergenic and utilizes powerful compounds derived from the most natural source of all—your own body. What is… Read More »

Vectra 3D Imaging for Realistic Plastic Surgery Expectations

Developing realistic expectations is one of the most important parts of preparing for plastic surgery. Everyone’s face and body are different, so you cannot expect to achieve exactly the same results as someone else, regardless of how skilled your surgeon is. Your surgeon must still work within the limits of your bone structure and body… Read More »