Caring for Your Skin Beneath Your Face Mask

Those of us who have worked in healthcare and surgical environments are familiar with the types of irritation and outbreaks that face masks can cause. However, we know that many people are wearing masks for the first time. That’s why we thought we’d get our heads together at Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa to share… Read More »

What Is the Importance of Compression After Plastic Surgery?

When we talk about compression garments with patients at our practice, most first think of expensive figure-flattering clothing or athletic leggings. These are similar to the compression bras and bodysuits we’re usually talking about, but a little less hi-tech. Competitive athletes are usually the ones most familiar with surgical recovery compression clothing, and they even… Read More »

Planning Your Tummy Tuck Surgery

Who doesn’t want a tighter, firmer midsection? Very few people, even those who diet and exercise regularly, stand in awe of their reflection when they check out their abs in the mirror. Thankfully, plastic surgeons have a procedure called abdominoplasty, or the tummy tuck, to help people who have exhausted their efforts trying to get… Read More »

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

Have you gone through a severe case of acne that left you with unsightly scars? Even long after the pimples cleared up and the redness and irritation disappeared, sometimes, unwanted reminders linger. Acne scars are an especially challenging problem to treat and affect up to 50 million Americans annually. Usually beginning in puberty, the condition… Read More »

What to Expect: BOTOX® Injections for Migraines

Even if you don’t get migraine headaches, you probably know someone who does. And while you’ve probably heard of BOTOX® being used for generations to smooth foreheads in Hollywood, you might not have heard that starting in 2010, it has also brought relief to many people who suffer from chronic migraines. You could well be… Read More »