One of the most common questions our Washington DC plastic surgeons receive from patients during a consultation is, “What is the best age for breast augmentation?” Unfortunately, there is no black-and-white answer to this question. Instead, Dr. Bruno and Dr. Brown encourage you to reframe the question in the following way: “When is the best… Read more »


Motherhood is one of the greatest joys you can experience in life. It is a lot of hard work to raise children, but when you see the wonderful people they grow up to become, you realize it is also one of the most rewarding things you can do. However, motherhood also does come with one… Read more »


Becoming a mom is undeniably one of the most rewarding experiences of your lifetime, but having children takes a toll on your body. Sometimes, even with a healthy diet and regular exercise, it can feel impossible to restore your body to its pre-pregnancy form. If you have problem areas that feel beyond your control, you… Read more »


Losing 50 or 100 pounds, or more,  is a major achievement. But once you’ve reached your goal, you might find that your healthier, thinner body needs some additional fine-tuning. After significant weight loss, the skin often fails to shrink back to its former size and shape. That’s because large amounts of excess skin that have… Read more »


Smartlipo™ is a form of liposuction that is less-invasive that traditional liposuction. A laser is used to essentially melt the fat, making it easy for removal through suction. Because the fat gets emulsified prior to surgery, typically Smartlipo™ helps the plastic surgeon to remove more fat than traditional liposuction. The plastic surgeons at Chevy Chase… Read more »


Once you decide to have breast augmentation surgery, your next decision will be which type of breast implant is right for you- saline or silicone. Both types of implants have two distinct parts. One is the shell, and all breast implant shells are made of silicone, a rubber-like substance. The other part is the fill… Read more »


If you’ve dieted and exercised and still haven’t achieved the flat midsection you want, other factors like genetics, prior pregnancy, and weight fluctuations could be sabotaging your efforts. But a tummy tuck can help you achieve the look you want even when traditional approaches fail. During your initial consultation, our Washington DC plastic surgeons will… Read more »


If you’re considering breast augmentation, you may already know that you can choose from several kinds of breast implants. But did you know that you also have a choice in the type of incision your plastic surgeon uses to place your desired implant? The Washington, DC breast augmentation specialists at Chevy Chase Plastic Surgery have… Read more »


When you are considering liposuction or any other type of plastic surgery, it is important to remember that your choice of plastic surgeon will significantly impact your final results. Your choice will also play a key role in your comfort and safety, making it important that you take time and do your research before you… Read more »


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released a three-part series about breast augmentation on YouTube. The series, entitled “Real People. Real Surgery. Breast Augmentation,” explores subjects such as why women choose to undergo breast augmentation, how breast implants work, and what a woman can realistically expect from the procedure. In addition to the… Read more »