Inverted Nipple Repair Information

Qualifications

  • You are physically healthy and you aren't pregnant or breastfeeding

  • You do not smoke

  • Breasts are fully developed

  • Your nipples cannot or only moderately project; milk ducts are compromised for breastfeeding


Preparation

  • A medical evaluation

  • Take certain medications or adjust your current ones

  • Stop smoking

  • Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding

  • Be sure to arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery and someone to stay with you the first night after surgery


Recovery

Nipple repair recovery is relatively quick, lasting just a few days. Minor swelling and/or bruising can occur, but any discomfort is easily controlled with over the counter pain medication. Patients can usually resume normal daily activities afte- SH te two days following their procedure.


  • *Are not limited to:

  • Infection

  • Loss of sensation

  • Inability to breastfeed

  • Partial correction

  • Recurrence of inversion

Unlikely Complications