Reclaim Your Body With A DC Tummy Tuck

DC Tummy TuckDo you suffer from excess skin and fat in your midsection and no amount of diet or exercise seems to help? You may be a candidate for a tummy tuck procedure. The tummy tuck is designed to reshape your midsection by removing excess skin and fat, boosting your confidence and improving your physique.

Is the DC tummy tuck right for you?

If you’re curious about the procedure, you should first consult with a plastic surgeon who can discuss your specific goals and how to best achieve them. Many candidates are women who have had children and wish to restore their pre-pregnancy bodies, others have simply lost weight and had excess skin left behind. We recommend that candidates are in good general health, are near their ideal weight or figure, and have realistic expectations for their outcome. We aim to provide the best possible result and help our patients reclaim their bodies.

How the tummy tuck in DC works

Each case is different, and for that reason, we approach each tummy tuck individually. We start by addressing your main concerns. Is it loose skin that bothers you, excess fat, your overall shape, or stretch marks? These are all factors to consider prior to a tummy tuck. We offer a full, mini, and extended tummy tuck. Each type of tummy tuck is different and selected based on your unique case. We also consider other goals you have and can combine the tummy tuck with other procedures.

Our experience with the tummy tuck procedure

Our doctors are known for producing incredible results. We take the time to listen to each patient’s concerns, wishes, and questions throughout the entire process. We want our patients to feel comfortable before undergoing any procedure and ensure they understand the procedure and what to expect. We perform technically advanced procedures that help us achieve results our patients are thrilled with, and we always keep our patients well being top priority.

To schedule your consultation with the doctors at Bruno | Brown for your DC tummy tuck call 301-215-5955 or click here.





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Finding a Top-Rated Plastic Surgeon in the World of Social Media

Top Rated Plastic SurgeonSocial media has changed the way we live our lives. While much of its original purpose was to connect people, it has evolved into something much more. People turn to their social media accounts for all types of reasons, but now more than ever, people use it as a resource to find a top-rated plastic surgeon.

The “Dolls” of social media

A new trend has started on Instagram where cosmetic surgery patients create private accounts to review plastic surgeons, their nurses, hospitals, and recovery houses. Often times they refer to themselves as “dolls”, naming themselves after their doctor, such as “Doctorsnamedoll”.

These “dolls” host private accounts, usually on Instagram, and post before, during, and after photos of their surgery. Users can find women, or men, with the same body build and similar features as them as a way to get a glimpse of what their potential surgery would be like.

While this can be a great resource of information for those looking into plastic surgery, users must also be aware that not everything you see is accurate.

When looking for a top-rated plastic surgeon on a platform like Instagram, buyer beware

Many of these accounts can be reliable as far as reviews of a surgeon go, but as with any social media platform, you may only be seeing part of the truth. Some of these “dolls” are paid for reviews. Whether it be in free surgery or money, it skews the reviews you see online, not to mention the capabilities of photoshop.

The positives of social media

While much of the information seen online isn’t 100% accurate or backed up by science, many users and “dolls” have formed strong supportive communities. These users and “dolls” have called out bad surgeons for malpractice and made their stories heard. Others have reached out to support those currently recovering from surgery who may be struggling with some of the speed bumps of recovery and bonded over their own struggle.

It has opened up a door to show the sides of plastic surgery that not everyone thinks about when considering a plastic surgeon. The community aspect is a major benefit of these “doll” accounts and many of them prove to be supportive of one another.

Top-rated plastic surgeons you can trust

Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery has been helping patients find the best plastic surgery approach for them for years. We advise patients on what is appropriate for their individual situation and discuss any questions they have so that they have a good understanding of what to expect before the procedure. We strive to provide the best results possible so that our patients leave satisfied and feel more confident about themselves.

Schedule an appointment with one of our top-rated plastic surgeons today.


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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.










This January Get Rid of Your Double Chin with Kybella in Washington, DC

If you’re sick of stubborn fat under your chin, Kybella injections may be the perfect solution for you! Kybella in Washington, DC is a non-invasive treatment that will contour your chin for a more defined jawline.

This January, Bruno | Brown is offering 25% off Kybella injections.

KybellaBenefits of Kybella in Washington, DC

Kybella will reduce the excess fat many people have under their chin without surgery. This non-invasive treatment destroys fat cells which results in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin.

Once the fat cells are destroyed, they can no longer store additional fat, leaving you double-chin free. This procedure takes as little as 15-20 minutes with no recovery time. You may experience mild swelling which will subside after a few days.

Khloe Kardashian in Favor of Kybella

Reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian, has been a longtime fan of Kybella. She partnered with them for the brand’s Live Chin Up Campaign, which was designed to help people keep their “chin up” and not let things that bother them stand in their way. Khloe Kardashian is in favor of Kybella’s “chin up” attitude to help men and women look and feel their best.

Kybella in Washington, DC: The Go-to Double Chin Treatment for Men and Women

Both men and women can be self-conscious about their double-chin. Stored fat in the chin area doesn’t just plague people with excess body weight- genes and aging can cause double chins on people with otherwise ideal BMI’s.

During your consultation, the doctors at Bruno | Brown will assess your chin area to determine if Kybella is right for you. They will work with you to customize your treatment and target the fat cells under your chin to reach your ideal look.

During the procedure, multiple small injections of Kybella are injected into the treatment area under your chin. Kybella is administered in two treatments, and our physicians will decide if you need additional treatments based on the amount of remaining fat.

Contact us today to schedule your Kybella procedure and receive 25% off this month.





FaceTite in Washington, DC: One Of 2019’s Biggest Trends In Plastic Surgery

FaceTite in Washington, DC is expected to be a big trend in 2019.

FaceTite is a new revolutionary contouring procedure that tightens and lifts the skin around your face and neck. The procedure is minimally-invasive and gives patients the results of a facelift without the surgery, scarring, or stitches. FaceTite can also be combined with liposuction in the jowls and neck areas to achieve more contouring and a more youthful appearance.

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Minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have grown nearly 200 percent since 2000, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Allure Magazine recently named FaceTite one of 2019’s biggest plastic surgery trends:

“Radio frequency technology, like FaceTite, to address neck and jawline sagging and heft is a procedure New York City-based, board-certified plastic surgeon Adam Kolker, anticipates to skyrocket in 2019, especially among men. ‘It’s a real revolution in what we’ve been doing to date,’ he says. Depending on the severity of the patient, it can be done ‘in conjunction with other procedures, like liposuction or microneedling.’”

The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery will work with you to determine which areas to target in order to achieve your desired look. The procedure is performed under local anesthesia so you will experience little to no discomfort.

The FaceTite procedure in DC

 FaceTite has little recovery time compared to a traditional facelift and can be used in numerous areas including the neck, jowls, cheeks, and jawline.

The FaceTite procedure is performed with a small tube (cannula) that is inserted under the skin and passes radiofrequency energy to the external electrode placed on the skin’s surface. The tube heats the tissue causing it to contract and tighten. The procedure also stimulates collagen growth so patients will see immediate results, as well as continued improvement in the skin’s firmness over the next 6 months.

Schedule your DC FaceTite procedure today for a new you in the new year

When it comes to the delicate facial area, choose an expert plastic surgeon like the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery, who are knowledgeable and experienced in their field. The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery will be with you every step of the way- from your initial consultation through the recovery process.

We look forward to hearing from you soon to schedule your FaceTite procedure in Washington, DC.






Get Your Summer Body This Winter with a Tummy Tuck in Washington, DC

The expression, “summer bodies are made in winter” is true, and you can get one with a Tummy Tuck from Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery!

tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess skin and fat from around the waistline and stomach as well as tightens the abdominal muscles. A tummy tuck procedure can improve the overall appearance of your figure and get rid of the stubborn fat that diet and exercise alone are unable to remove.

Benefits of a Tummy Tuck in Washington, DC tummy tuck DC

  • Flattened stomach area
  • Improved appearance of abdominal muscles
  • Slimmed waistline
  • Tightened stomach muscles
  • Reduced appearance of stretch marks
  • Removed excess, loose skin

Washington, DC Resident Gets a Tummy Tuck

One Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery patient shared her tummy tuck experience with us:

Can you tell us how many inches you lost from your tummy tuck? Maybe clothing size if you aren’t sure?
Waist size, went from size 14, down between a 10-11, from an XL to a medium. My stomach is flat.

How was your overall experience?  
I can’t stop saying good things about the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery. Even afterward, the nurses and the recovery nurses and staff were great. Dr. Brown went the extra mile. And he made sure he called; he took the time to make me feel like a VIP.

I wasn’t just another patient, another number. I said to him ‘just treat me as if it was your wife.’ And he did, I felt like part of the family.

Read the full interview here >

Your Tummy Tuck Choices in the DC Area

There are numerous types of tummy tuck procedures you can choose from and your plastic surgeon will work with you to determine which one is right for you and your lifestyle. Options include:

  • Mini tummy tuck- involves a much small incision and can be complemented with liposuction.
  • Full tummy tuck- includes an incision made around the belly button and across the hip line.
  • Extended tummy tuck is best for patients who have undergone a significant weight loss and includes multiple incisions around the flank, lower back, and hip line.

We look forward to hearing from you soon to schedule your tummy tuck surgery in Washington, DC.






Are you unhappy with your post-pregnancy body? A mommy makeover in Washington, DC can help you regain your self-confidence.

Despite efforts of healthy eating and targeted exercise, are you unable to get back to the body you had before pregnancy? A mommy makeover in Washington, DC may be the answer.

Benefits of a DC Mommy Makeover

There are countless benefits to receiving a mommy makeover, but many women say the most significant was their increased self-confidence. Reclaiming your pre-baby shape can give you a more positive self-image and allow you to feel more comfortable in your skin.

A mommy makeover is more cost-effective because it combines numerous surgeries into one. A Bruno | Brown patient shared her mommy makeover experience with us:

mommy makeover DC “It seems like a big surgery because it’s doing a lot, but honestly, combining a breast surgery with a tummy tuck doesn’t add any recovery time. Might as well do them at the same time! There are also cost savings in doing multiple procedures together. 

Results were amazing. They exceeded my expectations. There was no way I could diet and exercise and get the body back that I wanted. You can’t do anything about excess skin, folded skin, and I had twins! So I had a lot of extra skin.”

Read the full interview here >

The Mommy Makeover Procedure

A mommy makeover procedure is tailored to your specific needs, including any number of procedures which work to restore your pre-pregnancy body. Candidates for a mommy makeover are close to their ideal weight, at least four to six months post-childbirth, and not breastfeeding. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons goes into further on what makes a good mommy makeover candidate.

Our DC area Mommy Makeover can include a combination of the following:

  • Tummy Tuck: This procedure can completely reshape the appearance of your abdomen by removing excess fat and loose skin around the waistline
  • Liposuction: Through careful, targeted suction, excess fat and tissue are permanently removed
  • Breast Augmentation: Reshapes and resizes the breasts for a more youthful appearance, increasing breast symmetry and improving projection
  • Breast Lift: Breasts are lifted to enhance the position and symmetry and reduces the appearance of aging or sagging breasts
  • Labiaplasty: Sculpts and reshapes the labia minora and/or labia majora.

At Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery, we offer a holistic approach, focusing on reshaping your overall figure to achieve the best results rather than target a specific problem area. A mommy makeover is customized to meet the individual goals of each patient, so it is essential to choose an experienced plastic surgeon like the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery.

If you’re considering getting a mommy makeover in Washington, DC contact us today to schedule your consultation.









Washington, DC Residents: Have you Considered Eyelid Surgery?

Are your eyelids showing your age? If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your eyes due to aging, eyelid surgery in Washington, DC can help!

Eyelid surgery, also known as Blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that removes the excess tissue around the eyelid area to create a more youthful appearance. This procedure can correct individual problem areas as well as smooth the skin around the eyelid to give a youthful appearance.

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When it comes to the delicate area around your eyes, choose an expert plastic surgeon like the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery, who are knowledgeable and experienced in their field.

Your doctor will take a holistic approach to your eyelid surgery and take into account the overall harmony of your facial features rather than focusing on one isolated area of the face. Your procedure may involve a number of surgical techniques- incisions will be made to either the upper eyelid or the lower eyelid to remove excess skin.

The benefits of eyelid surgery can include:

  • Reduced signs of aging
  • Brightened appearance of dark patches under the eyes
  • Lifted appearance of hollows under the eyes
  • Decreased puffiness under the eyes
  • Smoothed skin and reduced fine lines or wrinkles around the eyes

An ideal candidate for eyelid surgery should be in good health, have realistic expectations about their desired appearance, and not smoke, or is willing to quit smoking prior to, and during the recovery of, the procedure.

Visit the American Society of Plastic Surgeons to learn more about the blepharoplasty procedure >

Consider Your DC Eyelid Surgery at Bruno | Brown

The experience of your surgeon translates directly to the quality of your plastic surgery results. The doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery value patient interaction and will be with you every step of the way. Unlike other doctors who siphon off work to staff members with less training, our experienced plastic surgeons will be with you from your initial consultation through the recovery process.

If you are interested in learning more about eyelid surgery in the Washington, DC area, schedule your consultation today.







Uncomfortable with the Size of Your Breasts? Consider Breast Reduction Surgery in Washington, DC

Some women have disproportionally large breasts that can cause physical discomfort 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.

Celebrities Who Have Had Breast Reduction Surgery

Actress Ariel Winter, from the popular TV show Modern Family, along with Queen Latifah have admitted to having breast reduction to relieve pain caused by the size of their breasts. Dina Manzo from The Real Housewives of New Jersey shared with Women’s Health Magazine about her choice to get her breasts reduced:

‘I was uncomfortable and felt like I was carrying a child around with me all the time,’ she said. ‘Plus, you don’t realize it until you have big boobs, but they’re a pain when it comes to dressing.’

Who is a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery in DC?breast reduction

Breast reduction surgery is increasing among women who are sick of dealing with physical and emotional pain from their large breasts. Excess breast tissue can impair some people’s ability to lead an active lifestyle.

You may be a good candidate for breast reduction if you:

  • Are physically healthy
  • Have realistic expectations about your results
  • Are bothered by feeling that your breasts are too large
  • Have bad posture as a result of the weight of the breasts
  • Have breasts that limit your physical activity
  • Experience back, neck, or shoulder pain due to the weight of your breasts
  • Have trouble finding clothing that will properly fit

Breast Reduction with Bruno | Brown

If you are considering breast reduction, it’s important to choose an experienced and knowledgeable plastic surgeon to perform your surgery. During your consultation, our doctors will work with you 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 getting a breast reduction in Washington, DC contact us today to schedule your consultation.