Inverted Nipple Correction

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Inverted Nipple Correction Overview

For women with inverted nipples, it can be distressing and uncomfortable. Inverted nipples, or nipples that lay flat or are pulled in from the breast’s surface, can cause breast feeding problems. Nipple inversion is caused by a milk duct that runs from the chest walls to the nipple itself.

Through cosmetic surgery, it is possible for women to have inverted nipple correction. There are various techniques designed to help women with this condition. Inverted nipple correction can help protrude the nipple to look beautiful and natural.

Inverted nipple correction works by reshaping the nipple and areola in order to help project the nipples outward, to enhance the appearance of the breast. This procedure preserves the sensitivity of the breasts at the same time as it corrects their shape. Plastic surgeons use techniques that will also preserve the milk ducts so that the patient can be able to breastfeed.

When you use, you are assured of making an informed decision because all of our inverted nipple correction plastic surgeons are pre-screened and continually monitored. Our qualified patient coordinators at are prepared to help you find plastic surgeons in your area, who specialize in Inverted nipple correction, or we can provide a background check on any plastic surgeon.

Having Realistic Expectations about Inverted Nipple Correction

Being honest with yourself about how your body will change and how those changes will affect your life is important. Disappointment may happen, especially if you believe plastic surgery will fix your life problems, save your marriage or cure depression. Having Inverted nipple correction will result in protruding nipples. A change in the shape of your nipples may boost your self-confidence, but that won’t change who you are or the way other people feel about you.

Questions to Ask Your Prospective Plastic Surgeon

Once you’ve made an appointment for a consultation, take the time to prepare a list of questions and concerns you want to address with your prospective plastic surgeon. The consultation is your opportunity to assess the plastic surgeon as much as it is their opportunity to determine your candidacy for the procedure. Take your time, be thorough and know that you are never required to commit to a procedure or a plastic surgeon because you’ve had a consultation, even if the consultation is free.

Inverted nipple correction involves different techniques. Some plastic surgeons will use different techniques to achieve successful Inverted nipple correction surgery. You want to make sure that you choose a plastic surgeon whose work you admire. You will be able to see the outcome of some of their treatments by looking at before-and-after pictures. Have the plastic surgeon thoroughly explain their procedure and why they value a certain technique more than others.

This list of information may help you compile your questions and may encourage you to do some further research on the many different aspects of Inverted nipple correction:

  • How is Inverted nipple correction performed?
  • Will I lose sensitivity in my nipples?
  • Will inverted nipple correction affect my ability to breastfeed?
  • How much pain is involved?
  • How long will recovery from the procedure take?

If you’re consulting with a plastic surgeon from, you can rest assured that you will be meeting with a qualified inverted nipple correction plastic surgeon. If you already have a plastic surgeon in mind, our qualified patient coordinators can also perform a background check before you schedule your consultation. Most importantly, always trust your instincts during the consultation. The success of your experience will be based on how you feel about your plastic surgeon, the treatment, your recovery and your result.

Inverted Nipple Correction Recovery

Inverted nipple correction recovery involves mild to moderate swelling which are most evident a couple days after the procedure is completed. The swelling typically subsides 2-3 weeks after surgery. Most patients report minor bruising.

Stitches will most likely be removed less than a week after surgery and it is best to follow your surgeon’s advice and recommendations. Most patients return to work within 24-48 hours and are advised to limit their activities until full recovery.

Inverted Nipple Correction Risks

Any procedure carries certain risks and the possibility of complications and infection. Make sure your plastic surgeon addresses all of your questions and concerns to your satisfaction.

During your consultation, you will want to ask your plastic surgeon about the following risks:

  • Will I have any major side effects?
  • Will I experience bleeding or any other adverse reactions?
  • How much pain will I experience pain?
  • How long will my nipples remain swollen?

It is important to remember that no plastic surgeon can guarantee your satisfaction with Inverted nipple correction nor can they deny any risk factors. No matter how rarely risks occur, every procedure carries a certain amount of risk, and you have to decide for yourself if your potential desired result is worth the risk.

Long Term Results of Inverted Nipple Correction

Most patients enjoy the results from inverted nipple correction. Inverted nipple correction results are permanent and scarring is barely visible.

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon

At, we are here to help you make an informed decision. One of the most important aspects for a successful outcome of your procedure is to choose the right plastic surgeon, therefore all of our plastic surgeons are pre-screened and continually monitored. We can help you find inverted nipple correction plastic surgeons in your area, who specialize in Inverted nipple correction, or we can provide a background check on any plastic surgeon.