How long does inverted nipple repair surgery take?
Inverted nipple repair surgery can usually be completed in under an hour. Depending on the uniqueness of the conditions and concerns a patient present with, surgery may extend beyond an hour. In every case, the focus in surgery is on the best possible outcome for the patient and we do all that is necessary to achieve this.
Is inverted nipple repair surgery permanent?
Yes, surgery done to correct inverted nipples produces permanent results.
Will inverted nipple repair reduce nipple sensation?
After surgery, the nipples will likely be tender for up to a few weeks. Thereafter, sensation in the nipples should return to its pre-surgery sensitivity.
Will my nipples be perfectly uniform after surgery?
In their most natural state, the breasts and nipples are not perfectly uniform to begin with, but are similar enough as to be unnoticeably different. Producing perfectly uniform results is possible, however it depends on a patient’s specific condition and degree of inversion.
What procedures complement inverted nipple repair surgery?
On its own, inverted nipple repair surgery can bring great relief and restore confidence. It’s a small surgery for a sensual area of the body that goes a very long way. Patients who also want to improve the size and shape of their breasts may want to consider breast augmentation. Patients with breasts that are sagging or wrinkled such as after weight loss, pregnancy, or the natural course of aging may want to consider a breast lift.