4 Need-to-Know Things About BodyTite


BodyTite® PRO is Houston’s most exciting, minimally-invasive body and skin treatment option available at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics. It may be just the right thing for you! The innovative technology uses radiofrequency waves to tighten and lift drooping skin to restore a more youthful physique. BodyTite offers exceptional results; and when combined with additional techniques, dramatic body contouring results can be experienced. What are the most important things to know about BodyTite? Take a look:

  1. BodyTite can be used on a variety of areas: BodyTite can be used to address the lax skin that accompanies aging or weight loss almost anywhere on the body. Immediate improvement in firmness will be noticed and continued improvement will be seen with the increase in collagen and elastin production. The most commonly requested areas for BodyTite include:
    • Abdomen/waist
    • Love handles
    • Back and bra fat
    • Chest/breasts
    • Inferior Buttock Creases
    • Upper Arms
    • Thighs
    • Face and Neck (FaceTite)

2.   BodyTite requires less downtime than excisional surgery: Since BodyTite is performed with minimal incisions and no sutures, the recovery is fast and comfortable. Most patients are feeling good enough to return to work and their normal routine within three days. While some swelling is common, patients are encouraged to wear a surgical compression garment for the first several weeks which will help keep this to a minimum. As BodyTite works with the InMode platform, the procedure is extremely safe, precisely monitoring radiofrequency and temperature levels, ensuring little to no side-effects or complications.

3.   BodyTite can be performed with liposuction: Traditionally, liposuction has been the choice for patients looking to eliminate small pockets of ugly fatty tissue, but it cannot work miracles as far as skin tightening. Fortunately, BodyTite, when performed with liposuction, combines effective fat melting capabilities with the ability to tighten skin – something that liposuction alone cannot do. For patients with mild to moderate skin sagging and small areas of adipose tissue, BodyTite can achieve surgery-like results without visible scars. Plus Dr. Ravi uses power-assisted liposuction to reduce bruising and swelling, along with faster patient recovery.

  1. BodyTite continues to tighten skin for up to a full year: You can expect to see improvements in skin tautness immediately after your BodyTite procedure. However, the majority of results will take from three to six months to appear, as the body’s collagen supply is restored, tightening tissues by up to 40%. Benefits of a single BodyTite session can continue to improve for a full year. Patients who maintain a healthy lifestyle and remain at a stable weight can see the results from BodyTite improve for up to a

The ideal candidate for BodyTite will be someone looking to improve and tighten lax, excessive skin and eliminate small pockets of stubborn fat on the arms, legs, or body. If you are in overall good health and are close to your ideal body weight, BodyTite may be the body contouring technique you have been looking for.

The best way to determine if BodyTite is right for your needs is to meet with a board certified plastic surgeon, experienced in body contouring techniques. Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi combine years of experience in aesthetic medicine, technical skill, and an innate eye for physical proportions. Call Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics at 281.242.1061 to find out more about BodyTite and to schedule your complimentary consultation appointment.

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Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both Board-Certified Physicians, use a patient-centered approach and spend as much time as needed to make each patient feel special and respected—not just another person walking through the door. As a team, a one-of-a-kind treatment plan is created to address concerns from head to toe with the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, including: Breast Augmentation (Implants), Tummy Tucks, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, miraDry®, Botox®, Dermal Fillers, and Sculptra®. Working side-by-side, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi strive to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient, meeting any new aesthetic needs as they arise. Together, the staff at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics take each patient step-by-step through their cosmetic journey to achieve the desired aesthetic results.

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Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics sends well wishes to all of those impacted by COVID-19. Dr. Ravi and our staff understand that this has impacted our community in multiple ways, but we are ready to support you in any way we can. Patients have multiple concerns and anxieties, and we want to assure you that as a medical practice, we are here for you.

Our office is currently open and ready to serve you. We are performing elective surgeries per Texas state guidelines at our Ambulatory Surgery Center, Houston Plastic Surgery Center.  All surgical patients are required to test for Covid-19, this will be reviewed in detail with you by your Patient Care Coordinator.  We are also still performing Injectables, such as Botox and fillers, and other in-office Med Spa procedures, such as miraDry and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling.  In order to do our part to decrease the spread of Covid-19, our office does have a strict screening protocol and all staff and patients are required to wear masks at all times.  Our staff continues to follow strict guidelines to increase the frequency of cleaning of all contact surfaces, such as door handles and countertops, with appropriate cleaning solutions. Your safety has always been, and will continue to be, of utmost importance.

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicians, continue to offer in person consultations as well as virtual consultations via a secure HIPAA compliant platform. We are happy to provide these two options to guarantee your comfort.

As responsible leaders in our community, we will always take the appropriate steps to ensure that every decision we make is focused on the health and safety of our patients and staff. We continue to monitor the CDC’s guidelines on infection control and are implementing their recommendations on an ongoing basis.

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