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What Can I Expect During My Skincare Consultation?

09/17/2020Good skin starts with a combination of at-home and in-office treatments, including an initial thorough skincare consultation with a board-certified physician and staff.  No matter your age or situation, it is always a good idea to take the extra step of a professional skincare treatment plan designed around your individual needs. Body by Ravi Plastic … Continue reading What Can I Expect During My Skincare Consultation?

Trends in Male Plastic Surgery Part I: Facial Rejuvenation

08/30/2020Plastic surgery is not just for women. Although historically it has been mainly sought out by females, the male population represents the fastest growth in the cosmetic plastic surgical space.According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic procedures for males have increased by 27% since 2000, with liposuction, hair transplant, and BOTOX® Cosmetic seeing the … Continue reading Trends in Male Plastic Surgery Part I: Facial Rejuvenation

How Should You Prepare for Your FaceTite Procedure?

07/31/2020 FaceTite is a minimally invasive facelift alternative that tightens skin throughout the face, jawline, and neck without significant downtime. Using radiofrequency (RF) energy, FaceTite penetrates deep into the dermis, stimulating collagen and offering both immediate and long-term results.

Four Things All First Timers Should Know About Lip Fillers

07/15/2020 Lip augmentation is a safe and effective way to improve the symmetry and fullness of the lips. At Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics, we offer several lip augmentation options, including:Juvéderm Ultra adds natural-looking volume to thin, fading lipsJuvéderm Ultra Plus is a bit more rigid than Juvederm Ultra but in the right patient, will get … Continue reading Four Things All First Timers Should Know About Lip Fillers

Which Procedures Are Included in a Mommy Makeover?

6/15/2020 Having children is one of the most rewarding aspects of life, but it comes with changes that may neither encourage confidence nor feel particularly comfortable. Many of those changes may even prove resistant to diet and exercise, leaving many women to wonder if any solutions exist. Enter the Mommy Makeover, a procedure designed to … Continue reading Which Procedures Are Included in a Mommy Makeover?

Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants

5/25/2020 During breast augmentation, implants are used to improve the size, shape, profile, and symmetry of the breasts. While it is the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, successful augmentation with implants requires a surgeon who specializes in the procedure.

Five tips for choosing your Houston Botox Doctor

4/29/2020 If you haven’t tried BOTOX® yet, now if your time to try it out with Houston’ Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both Board-Certified Physicians specializing in aesthetic procedures of the face and body. In their annual statistics report, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) said that in 2019, more than 7.4 … Continue reading Five tips for choosing your Houston Botox Doctor

Vaser Liposuction vs Traditional Liposuction in Houston,TX

04/15/2020 Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in plastic surgery. Traditional methods of liposuction include using a specific cannula (long, hollow tube) to aspirate fat after infiltration of a wetting solution.  Wetting solution contains saline and lidocaine, which is an analgesic.  Traditional Liposuction methods allow surgeons to remove adipocytes (fat cells) … Continue reading Vaser Liposuction vs Traditional Liposuction in Houston,TX

Dr. Ravi Named a 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

03/15/2020 Dr. 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 … Continue reading Dr. Ravi Named a 2019 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Five Advantages of the miraDry® Treatment in Houston, Texas

02/27/2020 As we all know, like it or not, sweat is essential to good health. For example, when we exercise, get anxious, or hang out in summer weather, our normal way of regulating our body temperature (meaning, not overheating our self) is for our sweat glands to cool down our body by releasing saltwater droplets.  … Continue reading Five Advantages of the miraDry® Treatment in Houston, Texas

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.

Our office is open and ready to serve you. We have restarted performing elective surgeries at an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and in office elective surgical procedures will resume after May 8th. In order to decrease viral spread and to minimize utilization of medical supplies during this time of need, we have implemented a strict screening protocol. As far as non-surgical procedures, we are slowly rolling out these procedures. We are currently offering Botox and other non-surgical in office procedures, such as miraDry and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling. We tentatively will be restarting filler treatments on May 18th. All staff and all patients are required to wear masks at all times. We are also not allowing any additional guests at this time. We are taking extra time and extra steps to make sure all contact surfaces, such as door handles and counter tops, are cleaned around the clock with appropriate cleaning solutions. Your safety had always been, and will continue to be, of utmost importance.

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicians, will continue to offer both complimentary virtual consultations via a HIPAA compliant and secure platform and in person office consultations. We are happy to provide these two options so that you can choose the option that is most comfortable for you.

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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