Restore Aging Skin Through Micro-Needling with PRP in Washington, DC

Micro-needling with PRP is a nonsurgical treatment that can help reduce the signs of aging and minimize the appearance of acne scars, and dark spots. Micro-needling with PRP can be used on the face, neck, arms, hands, décolleté, and legs to rejuvenate the skin.

Micro-needling, also known as collagen induction therapy (CIT), uses a small mechanical pen to make tiny channels in the skin at a precise depth to trigger the body’s natural healing process. The micro-needling will trigger the production of new collagen and elastin which improves the skins texture and tone. Unlike some other types of treatments, micro-needling has very few constraints and is safe to use on all ethnicities and skin types with very little recovery time or side effects.

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The Micro-Needling with PRP Procedure

The Micro-needling procedure can take between 20-40 minutes with a recovery time of 4-6 days. First, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is obtained by drawing a small amount of blood from your arm into a sterile tube and then separated out from the other elements of the blood using a centrifuge.

The PRP is applied topically to your face during and after the micro-needling procedure, which penetrates the top layer of skin without damaging it. PRP also speeds up the healing process. Your doctor will work with you to determine how many sessions you will need to achieve your desired look. Depending on the severity of your skins texture you may need anywhere from three to six sessions.

You can learn more about the micro-needling procedure from The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Benefits of Micro-Needling with PRP

Micro-needling with PRP will continue to activate the skin’s repair process until your desired level of skin rejuvenation is achieved. Patients can expect mild redness for a few days after the procedure, but this can easily be covered with makeup.

Benefits of micro-needling can include:

  • Reduced appearance of scars
  • Minimized appearance of age spots and fine lines
  • Improvement in appearance of rosacea
  • Skin tone and texture becomes firmer and more even
  • New collagen and elastin produced
  • Reduced hyperpigmentation
  • Pore size shrunken
  • Reduced stretch marks

We look forward to hearing from you to schedule your Micro-needling with PRP procedure soon.










Is Large Breast Size Causing You Discomfort? Consider Breast Reduction in Washington, DC

Breast reduction surgery is gaining popularity with women who suffer from pain due to large, heavy breasts. Disproportionally large breasts can cause back and neck pain during everyday activities. If you suffer from back, neck, or other pain from large breasts, you may want to consider a DC breast reduction surgery.

Increase in Breast Reduction Surgery in 2019

breast reductionAccording to Newbeauty, breast reduction surgery increased in 2018 and continues to grow in 2019. In today’s society, people want to live a more active lifestyle which can be difficult for some women due to large breast size. According to the recent Newbeauty article, many women want their breasts to be proportionate to the rest of their body:

“Large, heavy breasts can cause major back and neck pain, and some women even have to wear two sports bras to keep their breasts supported while they workout. ‘Women also find it difficult to shop for dresses if they are a smaller size at the bottom and much heavier at the top,’ says Parakh. Thankfully, celebrities are speaking out about their breast reductions, promoting a big conversation to arise regarding breast reductions.”

Candidates for Breast Reduction in Washington, DC

Additional breast tissue can impair some people’s ability to lead an active lifestyle.

A good candidate for breast reduction surgery should:

  • Be physically healthy
  • Experience back, neck, or shoulder pain due to the weight of their breasts
  • Have bad posture as a result of the weight of their breasts
  • Have realistic expectations about their results
  • Have breasts that limit their physical activity
  • Have trouble finding clothing that fits properly

Breast Reduction Surgery with Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery in Washington, DC

When considering breast reduction, it’s important to choose an experienced and knowledgeable plastic surgeon to perform your surgery. The doctors at Bruno | Brown will work with you during your consultation to determine your ideal breast size and how breast reduction surgery can improve your quality of life. The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery are specialists at helping DC area patients achieve their desired appearance.


If you’re considering breast reduction in Washington, DC contact us today to schedule your consultation.





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