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Nipple reduction is a cosmetic procedure designed to modify the shape, size, and overall appearance of the nipples. It can be performed alone or combined with breast augmentation procedures. Patients rely on Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery for nipple reduction in Pensacola.
A nipple reduction surgery is ideal after the completion of childbearing and breastfeeding. This is the time where the mother no longer experiences significant changes in the breasts and nipples. Patients past puberty are also at an ideal age for nipple reduction.
Excessively long or projecting nipples. Excessively large areolas are treated with a mastopexy.
The price of nipple reduction will depend on various factors, such as the techniques used and anesthesia fees. The procedure starts at $800 if both need reduction. *This is an estimation & prices may vary.
Depending on the size and the length of the nipple, different techniques are used to reduce nipple size. If the procedure is combined with breast augmentation, additional techniques will be performed.
Nipple reduction can be performed in the office under local anesthesia or in an operating room at the time of another procedure. Targeted incisions will be made according to the surgical plan. The incisions will be sutured and bandaged once the goals are achieved.
Local anesthesia if done in the office. It will be administered at the start of the procedure so the patient will be comfortable throughout the duration of the nipple reduction surgery
You will be able to walk around, feed and bathe yourself. Depending on your pain medication requirements, you may not be able to care for others or drive a car.
You may shower the day of the procedure.
Exercise is ok 1 week after surgery.
Usually not present.
To reduce nipple size and projection.
Patients should have no future plans for breastfeeding as a nipple reduction may make breastfeeding difficult or no longer possible.
Patients will be monitored and cleared to return home once their condition has stabilized. Most patients go home after surgery. If done with only local anesthesia, patients can drive themselves home. Post-surgery instructions will be provided and must be followed very closely to ensure a complication-free recovery process.
Walking After Surgery
You are encouraged to walk around the house as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
Wait one week because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure during the early healing period. After one week, sex is ok ONLY if your partner is able to resist touching your nipples. You are the only person allowed to touch your nipples for six weeks following surgery.
One day or less, depending on your type of work and pain medication requirements.
Inherent Risks & Complications
Bleeding, Infection, Poor scarring, Inability to breastfeed, Pain.
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To find out more about nipple reduction in Pensacola, come to Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery. Contact us today to set up your appointment for an informative consultation!
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