What you need to know about nipple procedures in Miami
Many women are dissatisfied or embarrassed by the appearance of their nipples and may consider undergoing a nipple procedure in Miami. Some are the results of normal development after puberty and others are the results of childbirth or breastfeeding. The most common conditions are inverted, or hidden nipples, and large or protuberant nipples.
About nipple plastic surgery
Simple procedures are available to correct these conditions with little or no downtime. These procedures can be performed alone or in conjunction with other breast procedures like augmentation, breast lift or reduction. If performed alone, these procedures can usually be done using only local anesthesia. Healing time is generally about 7-10 days with minimal discomfort, and scarring is rarely noticeable.
Good candidates for nipple reconstruction procedures
- You are dissatisfied or embarrassed by the appearance of your nipples
- You are in good physical condition and have good emotional health
- You have realistic expectations
What are inverted nipple procedures?
Inverted nipple procedures entail a professional nipple doctor making a small cut at the base of your nipple to correct the inverted look of the nipple structure. This can be done under local anesthesia. It is a fairly easy procedure to complete. When done correctly, it will only take 30 minutes.
Nipple enlargement surgery
When it comes to the breast, the nipple is the main stimuli. Thus, many people feel the need to enlarge their nipples to increase the stimuli and physical sensation. A small nipple can also be a cause for embarrassment, especially in women. With a minor surgical procedure under local anesthesia, this condition can easily be corrected.
Nipple reduction surgery for a male
Men often feel very self-conscious about their nipples. When a man has enlarged nipples, he may often rather not want to be seen without a shirt. To eliminate the condition, many opt for male nipple reduction procedures.
The enlarged nipples may be:
- A natural occurrence, or
- Caused by a variety of medical issues.
Nipple reduction for males can be done by a plastic surgeon performing a simple surgical procedure where nipples can be reduced to suit individual needs.
Your nipple augmentation consultation
During your initial consultation, you will meet with the plastic surgeon and staff. Your previous surgeries, your medical history, medications you are presently taking, and your overall physical and emotional health will be reviewed. Your skin quality will also be evaluated. Photographs may be taken for your medical record. Your surgeon will determine what you benefit from most and whether or not additional procedures will be necessary for you to achieve your desired results. Recovery time, risks and limitations associated with surgery will be also be discussed. The doctor’s patient coordinator will review surgical costs and scheduling with you.
Nipple reconstruction procedures recovery
Nipple reconstruction procedures and associated discomfort can easily be managed with pain medication. Normal daily activities can be resumed within 24-28 hours after having the surgery. Depending on whether you have dissolving stitches or stitches that must be manually removed, you will need to visit your doctor to ensure a full recovery.
Why choose Miami Plastic Surgery for nipple reconstruction procedures?
Our plastic surgeons know how important your appearance is to you. With our help, you can be assured that you will get the best possible results.