Inverted Nipple Repair

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Inverted Nipple Repair at South Coast Plastic Surgery

Are you self-conscious about the appearance of your nipples or areolas? Then it’s time to discover inverted nipple repair at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Ladera, CA.

What is Inverted Nipple Repair?

Inverted nipple repair is a type of plastic surgery that corrects the appearance of misshapen, inverted, and even puffy areolas and nipples. The goal of inverted nipple repair is to help patients feel more confident in their skin again, as well as address any issues that may be causing frustration with breastfeeding or other physical sensations. Inverted nipple repair surgery can be an excellent medical and cosmetic procedure, with high patient satisfaction outcomes.

Some may have an inverted nipple on just one side and others may have them on both sides. Our plastic surgeons are trained in the best, most reliable techniques to correct your inverted nipples.

How Does It Work?

In many cases, inverted nipple repair can be performed right here at South Coast Plastic Surgery and under local anesthesia. Typically, this surgery involves correcting the shortened milk duct, which is usually responsible for creating an inverted appearance. The surgery is short and sweet, with many patients able to return to their normal routine a few days after the procedure.

Sometimes women notice their inverted nipples correct when they push on the breast. When women have smaller breasts, the inverted nipples can actually be corrected with a breast augmentation as the implant inside pushes the inverted nipple out.

Am I a Good Candidate For Inverted Nipple Repair?

You’re a good candidate for inverted nipple repair surgery if you have shortened or inverted nipples, and you feel self-conscious about their appearance. The best candidates are healthy nonsmoking individuals with realistic expectations for their procedure.

Consultations Are Available Now

Take the first step. Get your questions answered and find out which treatment option is best for you by meeting with one of our knowledgeable medical staff at South Coast Plastic Surgery for an in-person consultation.

What Results Will I See?*

Patients will be able to see initial results right away, as the surgery immediately corrects the appearance of inverted nipples. Final healing is after a few weeks.

Results can be a big sigh of relief for women who have felt self-conscious about the appearance of their nipples! Our goal is to maintain sensation and even the ability to breastfeed if desired.

What is the Recovery Like?*

The recovery is surprisingly straightforward, with many women able to return to work a day or two after the procedure. There may be some swelling and sensitivity for a few weeks, but these side effects are usually gone after about a month.

Take the First Step – Request A Consultation

If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation or learn more about inverted nipple repair, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at South Coast Plastic Surgery will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Ladera office directly to schedule – 949-701-4454.

South Coast Plastic Surgery serves the Ladera metro area.

*Individual Results May Vary 

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