Inverted, or retracted, nipples may be noticeable in both men and women from childhood or develop over time. Luckily, this condition is not medically detrimental to your physical health and can be easily corrected.
Is Inverted Nipple Repair right for you ?
What is an Inverted Nipple?
An inverted nipple is when one or both nipples form inward on the breast or lie flat on the areola. Some people are born with inverted nipples, as they can develop in the womb. Others develop inverted nipples after pregnancy when milk ducts are shortened and/or breast tissue reduces.
A patient care concierge will guide you through the entire consultation process, which can be attended in person or virtually. During the consultation, your surgeon will learn about your goals, answer any questions, and perform an examination to create a personalized surgical plan. You will then be matched with a surgical coordinator who will walk you through each step of the preoperative process.
It is normal to experience some swelling and bruising for the first day or two following the procedure. Most patients can resume their regular daily activities after this period.
Your surgeon will provide specific instructions for optimal post-operative care, including an advanced scar management protocol after the initial healing period. Your surgical team is always available and will closely monitor your recovery in the weeks and months following surgery.