What is Capsular Contracture?
Forming scar tissue is a natural response by the body to a “foreign object”, in this case, the breast implant. A capsule forms in all cases, but it is only with tightening and constriction of this scar that a capsular contracture occurs.
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How to Easily Get Started on Healthy, Youthful Skin
One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients every day is what they can do to achieve younger, more radiant skin. With a million skin care products available at the drugstore and cosmetics counter, trying to navigate the vast array of moisturizers, cleansers, and sunscreens feels overwhelming. To end the confusion, and simplify the process, I have put together a group of medical grade skin care products that are worth the investment in time and money.
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A Better Backside with Sculptra®
Did you get a chance to check out Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery’s last blog post about the collagen stimulator, Sculptra? In it, we explored collagen loss and how it can affect our facial appearance as we age. We shared how Sculptra actually encourages collagen production to add long-lasting volume. What we didn’t talk about, however, is that the age-defying effects of Sculptra are not limited to the face. It’s true! Sculptra has the unique ability to also enhance your derriere!
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It Is Possible to Rebuild Collagen with Sculptra®
As of late, collagen has become a bit of a buzzword in the beauty world. For good reason! Collagen is a key, naturally-occurring structural component and is fundamental to our skin’s elasticity and well as facial volume. When young and collagen is plentiful, the face is rounder and the overlying skin appears firm and taut. Collagen plays a very important structural role by adding volume to the underlying tissue. You’ve probably noticed that with age comes volume loss in multiple areas of the face. This sunken in appearance causes a more aged appearance as well as looseness of the overlying skin. The main culprit of this is a decrease in naturally produced collagen as we age.
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RealSelf 100 Award To Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine to Dr. Ravi Somayazula
RealSelf is a one-stop online community for surgical and noninvasive cosmetic procedure information, including before/after photographs, patient reviews, and ‘Worth It’ ratings. One of the most notable aspects of RealSelf is the plethora of Q&A questions, answered by participating board certified RealSelf physicians including our own board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ravi Somayazula. With a variety of doctors represented on RealSelf, including plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and cosmetic dentists, no aesthetic procedure is left out. Founder and CEO of RealSelf, Tom Seery, states, “Our research shows that more than 95 percent of patients expect a practice to engage with them online. These doctors are leading the way in terms of their online engagement and focus on empowering patients with good information.” Starting in 2006, and growing every year, RealSelf now has more than 9.3 million unique users every month. Continue reading “RealSelf 100 Award To Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine to Dr. Ravi Somayazula” »
Are You Ready for Breast Augmentation?
If you’re unhappy with your physical appearance due to naturally small breasts, you may lack confidence and find that you hide your chest under baggy clothes or settling for certain styles you’re not necessarily into. Many women who are dissatisfied with their breasts enjoy numerous benefits from breast augmentation surgery. Continue reading “Are You Ready for Breast Augmentation?” »
Turn Your Double Chin into a Double Take
Kybella® is here to help!
Have you been through countless diets and exercise plans, but your double chin hasn’t budged a bit? Like many others who struggle with submental fullness, it’s easy to get discouraged. However, the team at Houston’s Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics wants to let the world know that there is a non-surgical treatment available to reduce the fat underneath the chin for good. It can be frustrating to look older or heavier than you actually are due to this stubborn are of chin fat.
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Men Can Benefit Too! Procedures that Prove Plastic Surgery Isn’t Just for Women
More than 1.2 million men opted to improve their appearance with plastic surgery in 2015, and these numbers are increasing each year. With men’s cosmetic procedures making up ten percent of all procedures performed—one thing is clear: men are definitely embracing plastic surgery. Thus, it is not surprising that Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics’s Dr. Ravi Somayazula
continues to see an increase in the number of men coming to his Houston practice. Male Breast Reduction, body sculpting, and abdominal contouring are popular procedures amongst men. Continue reading “Men Can Benefit Too! Procedures that Prove Plastic Surgery Isn’t Just for Women” »
Stay Dry with MiraDry – Stop Underarm Sweat & Odor Today
What’s keeping you from being your most confident? Underarm sweat can be a difficult and embarrassing issue for many people to live with, much less publicly talk about. We see many people in our practice who are desperately looking for a way to get rid of underarm sweat and odor. This includes sales representatives who are always wearing thick dress shirts and suit blazers to work. Others have unpleasant sweat and odor when working out and aren’t able to achieve their goals due to this. Continue reading “Stay Dry with MiraDry – Stop Underarm Sweat & Odor Today” »
Dr. Ravi Somayazula Opens New Office in Houston, Texas
Since opening in 2011, Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics has grown to love the Sugar Land community. We have spent many rewarding years providing surgical and noninvasive services at our much-loved original location. As a team, we have been fortunate enough to help hundreds of patients change the way they feel about themselves, improving both confidence and self-esteem. Continue reading “Dr. Ravi Somayazula Opens New Office in Houston, Texas” »