Dear Friends and Patients,

We are excited to announce that we will be moving to a new nearby location in the iconic Foxhall Square Building in Washington DC this fall 2022! This office has state of the art equipment and plenty of parking! Our providers will be practicing together in two locations full-time which allows us to offer more options and flexibility for our patients. We value you dearly as a patient and hope that you will come to our new office for all your dermatologic and skin care needs. Our office will continue to provide the best quality care possible and will continue to accept the same insurance plans. We realize that change can be difficult, but we hope to make the transition as smooth as possible for everyone. Our staff will be there to help, and we have included all the details regarding our new location, including address, phone number and fax number highlighted below. It has been a pleasure caring for you and we look forward to seeing you at our new location. Kindly note, the move-in date will be the end of September and we will continue seeing patients at our current location until then. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us or drop by the office

Braun Dermatology

New Location!
Foxhall Square
3301 New Mexico Ave NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 293-7618
Fax: (202) 775-1772
Hours: (Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm, Friday 8:00am-3:00pm)
Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)

Give stubborn fat the cold shoulder with CoolSculpting fat freezing treatment in Washington DC

Give stubborn fat the cold shoulder with CoolSculpting fat freezing treatment in Washington DC

Coolsculpting Fat Freezing Treatment in Alexandria area

Are you frustrated by stubborn pockets of fat on your body despite diet and exercise? You are not alone.  Millions of people have turned to Coolsculpting to permanently lose fat in those common target areas. CoolSculpting fat freezing treatment in Washington, D.C. at Braun Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center is the advanced, noninvasive treatment that so many people are using to take control of their figures.

The science behind no-downtime, low-risk body contouring

The safety and effectiveness of FDA-cleared CoolSculpting depend on the process of selective cryolipolysis. To better understand how CoolSculpting works is to break down the word: a mix of “cryo” for freezing, “lipo,” for fat, and “lysis,” which refers to “destruction.” So, cryolipolysis is the process of applying cold temperatures in a controlled manner to fatty areas to destroy them. The targeted  fat cells are eliminated from the body gradually via natural metabolic processes. Once those fat cells are eliminated, they are gone for good. With other methods of fat reduction, such as diet and exercise, the cells shrink in size; they aren’t eliminated via the lymphatic system. The number of fat cells remains the same. If you gain weight again after you stop exercising or eating well, those existing fat cells just get bigger again.  With Coolsculpting, the treated problem areas will not gain as much volume when weight is gained. This is why it can truly be called body “sculpting”.

Researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, a Harvard University affiliate, made the revolutionary discovery that ultimately led to CoolSculpting. Drs Dieter Manstein and R. Rox Anderson observed that, after some kids ate popsicles, they developed dimpled cheeks. The ice had targeted fat cells, without causing damage to surrounding skin and other tissues. This observation led to more work on how to use cool temperatures in a way that selectively damaged and later destroyed subcutaneous fatty tissue without damaging and destroying the skin. From there, the company Zeltiq was formed in 2005, and since that time, more than five million treatment cycles have been completed across the globe.

Shape body after applying Coolsculpting Fat Freezing Treatment in Alexandria area

From the initial research that led to CoolSculpting technology, we now have a large body of research that supports what an attractive option this noninvasive procedure can be for many types of individuals. CoolSculpting, by the numbers:

  • 35 minutes – treatment can be completed in this timeframe, depending on how big the area to be treated is, for a true lunchtime procedure
  • 20% to 25% — the average amount of fat reduction achieved in a single treated area after just one treatment
  • 1 to 3 months – the amount of time it takes to begin to see changes, as results depend on the process of freezing, killing, and removing fat cells from the body
  • 6 months – when many patients see optimal results from treatment

Call to schedule a consultation at our Washington D.C. office where our Coolsculpting Specialists will determine if you are an appropriate candidate for CoolSculpting. Generally, ideal patients for CoolSculpting are within 30 pounds of their ideal weight but have areas of excess fat that they’d like to trim.

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The number of treatment sessions required for you is individualized and unique to your needs, goals, and situation. Call 202-816-7557 to schedule a consultation.

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Braun Dermatology Team

Braun Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center

Dr. Marisa Braun is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. She graduated from Princeton University, University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at George Washington University. She completed her Procedural Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina.

She is skilled in Mohs Surgery and skin procedures such as excisions, mole and cyst removals as well as cosmetic procedures that include neuromodulators, fillers, and laser procedures.

Dr. Braun is also a prestigious Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery, member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery amongst many others. She is a volunteer faculty member at George Washington University Department of Dermatology.
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Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)

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