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 includes many options.
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, producing results that both look and feel entirely natural.
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 have textured breast implants should understand their options as well. Continue reading Understanding the Allergan Textured Implants Recall
At Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ravi Somayazula, offers breast augmentation patients something unique in Houston. His Rapid-Recovery Breast Augmentation technique helps his patients recover faster and better than most. Continue reading Tips for a Safe and Fast Breast Augmentation Recovery
Breast implants have an average life expectancy of 10 to 20 years. However, new options like form stable (“gummy bear”) and structured saline breast implants may last significantly longer. Continue reading How Long do Breast Implants Last and When do They Need to be Replaced?