Dr. Richard Ruff

meet Dr. Rich


Dr. Richard Ruff DDS, is happy to serve the communities of Newark & Heath, Ohio, through services offered at Skin Retouch MediSpa. Dr. Rich has committed to learning the latest injection techniques with neurotoxins (BotoxDysport & Jeuveau) and dermal fillers such as Sculptra, Juvederm, Restylane etc. and aesthetic treatments of the face.

Dr. Rich graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Bowling Green University and completed his Doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.  Dr Rich established Newark Family Dentistry in Newark in 1988.  

When Dr. Rich became intrigued by the exciting field of Aesthetics, he pursued training from The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE). He continues membership with AAFE and regularly attends continuing education courses to increase his knowledge of cutting-edge techniques and safety protocols. Dr. Rich and his wife, Stacy, established Skin Retouch MediSpa in 2017. Dr. Ruff knows every face is unique and requires attention to detail and extreme precision.  Rich places the highest emphasis on excellence of care, patient safety, and comfort; as well as staying current on the ever-changing landscape of non-invasive aesthetic procedures. You'll find he is a skilled and knowledgeable injector with an aesthetic eye to address each individual’s cosmetic needs. His love for medicine and his passion for aesthetics and skincare shows through his work, natural results, and beautiful patients.

When Dr. Rich isn't busy between his job at Skin Retouch MediSpa or his Dental practice, he can be found on the Moundbuilders golf course, at his gym, or enjoying time with his two daughters.  Dr. Rich is also an avid hunter and spends a good bit of his time boating at Lake Erie, when he is able to sneak away.

“My career goal has always been to help people in every capacity. My aesthetic passion is to provide natural looking results while making my patients feel confident and looking like the very best version of themselves.”



"I’ve been interested in getting injectables for awhile, but was nervous to take the plunge. Now I’m kicking myself for waiting so long! Hannah was so professional and helpful answering my many questions and guiding me in the right direction to get the results I was looking for. She set clear expectations for what to expect during the appointment and the healing process so there weren’t any surprises. If you’re on the fence, I highly recommend booking a consultation to talk through your goals! I couldn’t be happier with my results! Thanks Hannah!!"



"The Medi Spa is awesome! I love the results of the micro needling. My skin is so smooth and look so much better! Hannah was great too and very knowledgeable :)"



"I have had microneedling, Botox, filler, laser hair removal, and lip flip by Jason. He does an amazing job. Everyone at skin retouch is super professional and informative. They have some amazing services, can’t wait to learn more about them and invest in my skin/ self."



"Hannah and The entire Team are fabulous. Please consider seeing them for your beauty needs. They have helped me with recent hair loss issues and loss of collagen issues. So thrilled we have a knowledgeable, professional, and Caring staff right here in our little town."



"Emily was amazing to explain ideas for improving my skin since I’m 40 now and am starting to see the signs of aging more now than ever. I recommend her, I have seen her 2 times and in a couple months plan to see her again!!!"



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