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Do’s and Don’ts When Getting Kybella®

Kybella® is the first and only FDA-approved injectable that reshapes and enhances the appearance of submental fullness. It employs deoxycholic acid, a substance naturally produced in your body to absorb fat and permanently remove your double chin.  The FDA has approved the injectable for double chin reduction and excessive neck fat. An American Society for Dermatology… Read More »

What Should You Avoid After a PRP Shot?

Platelet-rich plasma injections have been in use for decades in dentistry, orthopedics, facial rejuvenation, and hair restoration. Over the past 30 years, clinical studies have documented that PRP treatments generate new collagen. Recent research indicates PRP treatments can also reverse sun damage and remove other skin flaws. In addition, PRP can help with hair growth… Read More »

What to Expect With Brow Lift Recovery

If you struggle with deeply etched forehead furrows, hooded eyes, and a sagging brow, relief is within reach. A brow lift is a procedure that can create a more youthful look by reversing a tired and worn appearance, softening forehead creases and lines between the brows. It’s a customizable surgery to meet your specific aesthetic… Read More »

5 Benefits of Belotero Balance

You’ve managed to look younger than your age for some time, hiding the years with your stylish wardrobe, radiant personality, and shimmering smile. But time eventually catches up, starting with the tiniest facial lines and wrinkles. Have you noticed your surefire makeup tricks are no longer enough to conceal fine lines? Is your lipstick starting… Read More »

Who Is a Good Candidate for ThermiVa?

You want to look sexy and feel self-confident at any age, but it isn’t always easy after undergoing the significant changes brought about by pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. You’ll gradually lose collagen as a natural part of the aging process, which affects the quality and resiliency of the skin everywhere on your body. An innovative,… Read More »

Rhinoplasty Myths Debunked

When it comes to aesthetic surgery in general and nose surgery in particular, there’s so much false information floating around it’s often hard to distinguish fact from fiction. But our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Leonard Lu, would like to set the record straight about nasal correction and clear up some widespread rhinoplasty myths you may… Read More »

What Procedures Should I Combine With My Facelift?

Though a facelift delivers incredible cosmetic benefits, many women and men seek to make them better. Combining a facelift with other surgical or non-surgical treatments helps enhance your aesthetic results. We offer a few procedures at Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa to add to your facelift and boost your satisfaction. Surgical Combining surgical procedures is… Read More »