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Dr. Ravi Named a 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

03/15/20Dr. Ravi Somayazula, founder of Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics in Houston, has been named a Top Doctor® by Castle Connolly, the publisher of America’s Top Doctors®. This distinction is awarded to doctors who have been selected by their peers and thoroughly vetted by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team, which reviews all nominee’s … Continue reading Dr. Ravi Named a 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Five Things to Know About Dr. Ravi’s SMART Tummy Tuck

02/15/2020 Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) is designed to eliminate excess skin and stubborn fat from the belly and waist. This procedure can also be used to reattach abdominal muscles that have become separated due to pregnancy or weight gain, a condition known as diastasis recti.Dr. Ravi is known for his skill in addressing diastasis recti. Taking … Continue reading Five Things to Know About Dr. Ravi’s SMART Tummy Tuck

Things to Consider Before Getting Dermal Fillers

01/16/2020 If it seems like everyone around you is getting a dermal filler these days, it’s probably true. More than 2.5 million filler injections were given in 2018, making it the second most popular noninvasive aesthetic procedure, coming in right after Botox Cosmetic.. The truth is, no matter your age, ethnicity, or gender, there is … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Getting Dermal Fillers

What is the Safest Breast Implant?

01/15/2020 There are two possible fillings for breast implantsSiliconeSalineSilicone is a synthetic polymer that, as a breast implant filling, tends to produce a more natural look and feel. Saline is a sterile saltwater solution that tends to make implants look fuller and more rounded. Both types of breast implants are approved by the FDA and are … Continue reading What is the Safest Breast Implant?

Vaser Lipo vs. Traditional Lipo

12/15/2019 Liposuction is used to remove excess fat from the body. Effective on nearly any body part, liposuction entails the creation of an incision through which a small tube (cannula) can be inserted to break apart and remove stubborn deposits of fat.

What is the Best Lip Filler?

11/15/2019 Lip fillers are used to enhance, fill, and sculpt the lips into an ideally perfect pout. Also known as lip augmentation, using dermal fillers to produce natural-looking fullness to the lips is quick, minimally invasive, and immediately noticeable; but how can you tell which filler will work most effectively for your lips.

How Much Does Breast Augmentation in Houston Cost?

10/15/2019 Breast Augmentation surgery with breast implants continues to be a very popular surgery in Houston, one that is performed by our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ravi Somayazula hundreds of times a year.  A very common question we get asked is what the cost of a breast augmentation is. The answer dependents on many factors and … Continue reading How Much Does Breast Augmentation in Houston Cost?

Natural Looking Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

09/15/2019 If you desire a larger and shapelier bust but are averse to having foreign objects (breast implants) placed into your body, breast augmentation with fat transfer may be the exact solution you have been looking for. With this procedure, Dr. Ravi uses fat taken from your own body to gently enhance and reshape the breasts, … Continue reading Natural Looking Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

Understanding the Allergan Textured Implants Recall

08/07/2019 On July 24th, Allergan issued a voluntary recall of its BIOCELL® textured breast implants. This recall follows growing concern over the link between textured implants and breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare but deadly form of cancer. The recall is for breast implants that have not been placed, but women who currently … Continue reading Understanding the Allergan Textured Implants Recall

What is Included in a Mommy Makeover?

07/31/2019 The mommy makeover is a comprehensive surgical procedure in which the areas of the body that have been most impacted by pregnancy are brought back into their pre-pregnancy shape.

Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics

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 wished to all of those impacted by COVID-19. We understand that this has impacted our entire country in multiple ways, from falling sick to job changes and school cancellations. We understand your multiple concerns and anxieties, and we want to assure you that as a medical practice, we are here for you.
Please note that we will remain open and ready to serve you for your immediate follow up appointments. However, we are currently not doing any elective surgeries or in office procedures in order to decrease viral spread and to minimize utilization of medical supplies during this time of need.
Please keep in mind that Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicans, will be offering complimentary telemedicine virtual (video) consultations to continue your care and to discuss new areas of concern.
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 bases.

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