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Inverted Nipple Correction

Inverted nipples can make you feel self-conscious, and it can be very challenging during breastfeeding, you can also experience less sensation during intimacy and even lead to hygiene issues. It can happen in women and in rare cases this condition may also occur in men. When the nipple is overly tight, it can pull into the areola area an appear as a depression at the center of the areola. Dr. Liliav will surgically correct an inverted nipple and enhance the overall look of the patient’s breast. With a micro-incision under local anesthetic by relieving the connective tissue and tethering ducts that are pulling the nipple inward. You may feel a slight pinch when the local anestesia is injected in the area. Once it takes effect, patient should not feel discomfort during the procedure.

Inverted Nipple Correction FAQ

  • Q. Who Are The Best Candidates For Inverted Nipple Correction?


    The best candidates for Inverted Nipple Correction are patients with nipple retraction or nipple inversion. This is when the nipple is pulling and pointing inward into the breast. Also, patients who can potentially breastfeed their babies.

  • Q. How Is Inverted Nipple Correction Surgery Performed?


    Dr. Lliav will cut and make incision around the border of the nipple to detach and shortened the milk ducts, allowing the nipple to protrude at the same time release the tension. This procedure is usually performed with patient under local anesthesia, but under general when accompanying other procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction. The stitch and splint will need to remain in place for about 10 days.

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