Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants

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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.

Implant Size, Shape, and Placement

Board-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Ravi Somayazula takes time to plan and perform all breast augmentation procedures. With a thorough understanding of the anatomy of the breasts, Dr. Ravi evaluates the entire frame to ensure implants are sized and shaped for optimal results.

At Body by Ravi, we use FDA-approved silicone breast implants for all breast augmentation procedures. Silicone breast implants have a thicker viscosity than saline implants and tend to hold their form much longer. This is particularly true of the newer “gummy bear” or cohesive gel implants. The most advanced silicone breast implant available, these will not leak even when ruptured, allowing them to maintain their shape longer than other options.

Dr. Ravi understands that one size does not fit all. For women who desire enhanced cleavage and more fullness in the upper pole of the breast, a more cohesive implant, such as the Inspira Soft touch or Inspira Cohesive, may be best. For enhanced fullness in the lower pole and a more “natural” look, the Inspira Responsive implant may be best.

Dr. Ravi offers a wide selection of breast implants in both rounded and teardrop shape. These implants can be adjusted to precise measurements, allowing them to meet the specific needs of each individual.

Why Choose Dr. Ravi

Dr. Ravi is a trusted and experienced plastic surgeon who has helped hundreds of women feel more comfortable and confident through breast augmentation. Careful and methodical in the steps he takes during breast implant placement, Dr. Ravi utilizes the Rapid Recovery No-Touch Technique to reduce trauma, shorten recovery time, and produce the most appealing results.

Understanding and implementing these advanced surgical techniques, along with careful implant selection, allows Dr. Ravi to deliver safe, effective, and reproducible results while keeping each individual’s aesthetic desires and goals in mind.

To learn more about breast augmentation and implants, or to schedule a consultation, please call Body by Ravi at (281) 242-1061 today. Located in Houston, Dr. Ravi welcomes patients from The Woodlands, Spring, Katy, Sugar Land, and all surrounding areas.

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 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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