When you think about the telltale signs of early aging, sagging skin and deep facial wrinkles will come to mind. Unfortunately, the passage of time is not only reflected on your face, but also on your neck. This delicate skin at the neck and lower face can become lax and develop crepey lines, impacting your self-confidence as it gives away your true age. Luckily, Dr. Ravi’s offers the reliable FaceTite procedure to address your aging neck without an invasive surgical procedure.
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Pregnancy is a magical time filled with pampering and the anticipation of new life, followed by the joy of meeting your baby. With pregnancy and childbirth, however, a woman’s body inevitably experiences a number of external and internal changes. Though a few women come through the process looking almost as good as they did before, most of women are unfortunately left with deflated breasts, lumpy tissue, and sagging skin. Dr. Ravi Somayazula’s Houston Mommy Makeover is designed to address these specific changes by combining a Breast Augmentation with or without a Mastopexy (Breast Lift), a Tummy Tuck, and Liposuction. Continue reading “How soon after having my baby can I consider a Mommy Makeover?” »
Picture this: family photos of you at the Thanksgiving dinner table, candid selfies taken at the work Christmas party, your Instagram story loaded with holiday celebrations, and Snapchats of you at a swanky New Year’s Eve soiree. Now, take a good look in the mirror: is your post-summer complexion photo-ready for these upcoming holiday events? Close your eyes and imagine how good you CAN look with a noninvasive treatment or two from Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics in Houston. If your goal is to look great before the holiday festivities begin, take advantage of this early fall window for fabulous non-surgical treatments that will allow you to recover fully and look smashing by the time the parties start.
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There are many reasons why you may choose to increase the size of your breasts with surgery. Some women are looking to increase the size of their breasts to complement the rest of their body and to look more proportionate. Others have experienced physical changes with pregnancy and breastfeeding that have altered their breasts’ appearance. Then there are factors like weight loss, genetics, and the natural aging process that can have an impact on the breasts as well, leading to volume loss over time. Whatever your reason for a breast augmentation, there are a few things to consider when you’re making your decision to undergo this procedure. Continue reading “Enhance Your Proportions with a Breast Augmentation in Houston” »
Some would consider Botox a wrinkle-reducing phenomenon. Working its magic by temporarily relaxing specific facial muscles, the injectable will smooth the associated crease or line for months. Last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, (ASPS), more than 7.23 million Botox procedures were performed in the U.S. The average Botox patient seems to be getting younger all the time, many now focusing on ‘prejuvenation’ techniques. So, Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics decided to answer the burning question, “When is it the right time to start getting Botox?”. Continue reading “When Is the Right Time to Start Getting Botox?” »
Your skin can really take a beating over the course of your lifetime. Sun exposure (especially with our South Texas heat!), environmental pollutants, genetics, gravity, smoking, the aging process, you name it. Your outer layer is constantly under attack. And all those hazards can really take a toll on your appearance—sometimes sooner than you think. That’s especially true in the face and neck, two areas that are most often left unprotected. But you don’t have to resort to extreme efforts to revitalize you’re features. With as few as one non-surgical treatment with FaceTite, our Houston-area patients can now get all the benefits of a neck or facelift without the hassle. Continue reading “Forget the Facelift! Rejuvenate your Appearance with FaceTite in Houston” »
Coming to terms with the appearance of loose skin is never easy. While a variety of over-the-counter products claim to tighten and lift the skin at home, none have the power to significantly change the appearance. Luckily, Houston’s Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics has an arsenal of treatments designed specifically to tighten and tone lax skin. Whether you are looking for a small change or a more dramatic lift, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi offer multiple types of skin tightening procedures for every unique and special need. Continue reading “The Four Best Options for Loose Skin in Houston” »
If you’ve lost that youthful fullness to your cheek and midface area but aren’t ready for surgery, we’ve got the perfect solution for you at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics. Great to restore your youthful appearance or as a preventative treatment, non-surgical cheek enhancement with fillers can give you just what you’re looking for.
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Two of the most common patient concerns before a Breast Augmentation, or any other plastic surgery procedure for that matter, is: 1) Will I be in a lot of pain after my surgery? and 2) How will my scar look afterwards? Cosmetic surgery procedures of the past were famous for longer recovery times, extreme post-op discomfort, and in some cases, large and unattractive scars. Luckily, times have changed. With Dr. Ravi’s very specific steps for a Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation with Minimal Scar, patients no longer worry about these concerns. Not only is there less pain associated with his outpatient breast augmentation procedure, but the resultant scar’s appearance is significantly improved. Less pain simply means a quicker recovery, less time off work and a fast track to getting back to a regular routine!
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Liposuction was the second most popular cosmetic surgery procedure of 2017. Last year, more than 245,000 liposuction procedures were performed in the United States, up 5% from 2016. Since its inception in the early 1970s, liposuction has steadily become one of America’s most sought-after procedures. These surgeries are commonly performed by Dr. Ravi at the Houston, Texas based Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics. Liposuction can be performed alone or in combination with other cosmetic surgeries and procedures. Dr. Ravi can get rid of stubborn fatty tissue almost anywhere on the body, but his expertise is providing contours that are impossible to achieve through diet and exercise alone. But before you pick up the phone to schedule a liposuction appointment, there are a few things that you need to know.
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