If you want to learn more about nipple reduction surgery, before and after pictures on LocateADoc.com can help you understand the difference a surgical procedure can make. To help you make an informed decision, we have put together a short introduction to the procedure.
Nipples can change in size and shape for many reasons. Some factors include pregnancy, breast feeding, and fluctuations in weight. It can also be the result of a genetic aberration. To reduce the overall size, surgeons can remove part of the nipples to help you achieve a smaller and more appealing look. This is an outpatient procedure that requires a patient to undergo local anesthesia.
Although the risks of this cosmetic procedure a minor, it is still important to understand them. Some patients experience excessive bleeding, scarring, and possible infection, and some will lose sensation. These risks can be mitigated by working with the right surgeon.
How should I prepare for nipple reduction surgery?
- Talk to your doctor to see if you qualify for elective surgery.
- If you take any medications you may need to adjust dosage before surgery.
- Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption prior the procedure.
We hope this short description has helped you feel more confident to pursue nipple reduction surgery. Before and after pictures here on LocateADoc.com can help give you a better sense of what your results may look like. When you're ready, contact a doctor listed on LocateADoc.com for a consultation.
Douglas Gervais, MD, FACS
Richard Tholen, MD, FACS
28 year old, Female
Saint George, UT
Joseph Rucker, MD, FACS
Eau Claire, WI
28 year old, Male
Craig M. Person, MD, FACS
29 year old, Female
Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
26 year old, Female
La Mesa, CA
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- Avg. Cost: $1516
- Candidate: Prominent or sagging nipples
- Length: 30-90 minutes
- Treatment: One
- Results: Permanent
- Back to Work: 1-3 days