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Getting a DC Tummy Tuck

Reputable plastic surgeons in the DC area aren’t hard to find when Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery is around the corner!

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Finding A DC Tummy Tuck Surgeon

Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery knows that deciding to get a plastic surgery procedure done can be a life-altering decision. We understand the process can be stressful, personal, and private. That’s why at our practice we aim to provide the best bedside manner and answers to all of your procedure-related questions. Our practice is committed to providing advanced and cutting-edge procedures, all while using safe surgical principles to gain safe and effective results.

The practice has three locations all located in the DMV area. We have offices in Maryland and Virginia, close to the Washington DC area. Our Chevy Chase, MD office has a top-of-the-line operating room where we provide office setting cosmetic surgery with board-certified anesthesiologists.

Our top plastic surgeons also have hospital privileges across the Washington DC area. Dr. Brown and Dr. Bruno are able to perform procedures at several accredited medical facilities, including Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital, INOVA Fairfax, Loudoun, and Fair Oaks Hospitals, as well as Baltimore Washington Medical Center. At our practice, we offer a variety of procedures such as:

  • Breast Augmentations
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Liposuction
  • and much more!

What Happens During A Tummy Tuck, DC

During the procedure for a tummy tuck, one of our doctors will make the appropriate incision depending on the technique that is chosen for your procedure. The upper abdominal skin is then pulled down and any excess skin will be trimmed. The incisions are then closed accordingly. Liposuction is often performed before and during the procedure.

While you may benefit from having both a tummy tuck and liposuction depending on your journey/procedure, a tummy tuck is more frequently used to remove excess skin. Liposuction allows for the removal of small areas of fat that cannot be shifted despite proper dieting and exercise.

Benefits of Tummy Tuck, DC

There are several documented benefits of tummy tuck procedures. A tummy tuck requires board-certified plastic surgeons such as Dr. Bruno and Dr. Brown, that will provide expert care and knowledge regarding your procedure.

You may expect benefits such as:

  • Flattening the stomach area
  • Improving the appearance of abdominal muscles
  • Reducing the size of the waistline and hipline
  • Enhancing the overall figure
  • Tightening the stomach muscles
  • Removing excess skin, loose skin, or hanging skin, which may be the result of weight loss or pregnancy
  • Reducing one’s appearance of stretch marks, particularly after pregnancy

You may be considered a good candidate during your scheduled consultation if:

  • You are someone who would like to restore your body to its pre-pregnancy days
  • Have recently lost a significant amount of weight
  • Are in good general health
  • Are near your ideal weight or figure
  • Have realistic expectations for their results
  • Have excess skin or fat in the stomach region

DC Tummy Tuck Healing Process

The process for healing after your tummy tuck varies from patient to patient. Some patients tend to notice the results the next day. Most can return to regular activity after two or three weeks and exercise after you’re fully healed. Again, every patient’s recovery and healing process will be different/ If you have any questions, feel free to consult with your plastic surgeon.

Can I Get A Mommy Makeover and Tummy Tuck In DC?

Tummy tuck surgeries are often associated with mommy makeovers but can be done entirely separately. Mommy makeovers will differ for every patient and we suggest making a consultation with a plastic surgeon regarding your specific surgery plan.

Can I Get A DC Tummy Tuck For Weight Loss?

It’s important to remember that a tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss or an appropriate exercise program.

A tummy tuck is not suggested if your lifestyle and levels of activity will be fluctuating due to things such as substantial weight loss or if you are considering becoming pregnant. We do recommend that you wait for a tummy tuck if any of the above ring true. During your consultation, you can discuss with our doctors about your lifestyle and overall goals.

Expert Surgeons For Tummy Tuck, DC

We have two expert plastic surgeons at our practice, Dr. Bruno and Dr. Brown. Below you can find some of their impressions awards and memberships.

Dr. Brown has been featured in national and local publications such as the New York Times, Capitol File, DC Modern Luxury, Baltimore Magazine, What’s Up Annapolis, and the Washingtonian, where he was featured in articles as well as voted one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Doctors.

Certifications & Memberships

  • Chief of Plastic Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certification
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member and Past President
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Bruno has been recognized by the Consumers Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons and has been peer-voted as one of the Top Doctors by Washingtonian Magazine for breast reconstructive plastic surgery.

Certifications & Memberships

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certification
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Certification
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Member
  • National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • Executive Committee of the Medical Staff at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Member

DC Tummy Tuck Testimonials

We interviewed a Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery patient who had a tummy tuck. She shared her experience with our practice and the procedure process.

We asked, “How was your overall experience?”

The patient replied:

“I can’t stop saying good things about the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery. You never know with these kinds of things and you hear so many horror stories. I watch that show ‘Botched,’ but it was just such a great experience. If I ever need anything else done, I’d definitely go to their office, for sure.

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.

It was a great experience before, during, and after, just impeccable.”

Schedule your consultation for a DC tummy tuck by calling (301) 215-5955.

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