Cosmetic Surgery

Inverted Nipple Correction or Nipple Reduction: Enhancing Nipple Aesthetics

Introduction to Inverted Nipple Correction or Nipple Reduction

Inverted nipple correction or nipple reduction are surgical procedures aimed at improving the appearance of the nipples. These procedures can address issues such as the nipples turning inwards, or overly large nipples. The specific method used will depend on the individual's needs and preferences.

Key Details of the Procedure

  • Duration: 0.5 to 1 hour
  • Cost: $3,000 to $6,000 in clinic, $10,000 at Grace Hospital
  • Anaesthetic: Local anaesthetic
  • Length of stay: Day surgery

Post-Surgery Care and Downtime

  • Showering: You can shower the wounds 48 hours after surgery.
  • Exercise: Light exercise can be resumed 1 week after surgery, while strenuous exercise should be avoided for 4 weeks post-surgery.
  • Driving: On day of surgery.
  • Work: You can return to desk-based work 24 hours after surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions about Inverted Nipple Correction or Nipple Reduction

Who is a good candidate for inverted nipple correction or nipple reduction?

Good candidates for these procedures are individuals who are bothered by the appearance of their nipples due to the nipples turning inwards, or excessive nipple size.

What is the recovery process like after these procedures?

The recovery process after these procedures is generally straightforward, with most individuals able to return to normal activities within a few days. Specific recovery instructions will be provided by Mr Butler.

What are the potential risks and complications of these procedures?

Like any surgical procedure, inverted nipple correction and nipple reduction carry potential risks and complications, including infection, bleeding, changes in nipple sensation, or unsatisfactory results. Mr Butler will discuss these risks in detail during your consultation.