Has your self-confidence been affected by inverted nipples? Maybe you are looking for nipple reconstruction following mastectomy. Nipple reconstruction surgery is a simple solution that can make you feel good on the inside and out.

Why you might need nipple reconstruction

For some women, inverted nipples can be cause for embarrassment. They can be easily treated with a small incision, also under a local anaesthetic.

What are the benefits of nipple reconstruction?

Inverted nipples, which can be as a result of a mastectomy, can be the cause of low self-confidence. 

Some of the benefits include:

  • natural shaped nipple
  • Renewed self-confidence
  • No overnight hospital stay required

What does nipple reconstruction involve?

Nipple reconstruction can be carried out in the minor operations room in our outpatient department, under a local anaesthetic, taking between 30 and 60 minutes for both nipples. A small incision is made on the nipple to correct the shape.

After surgery, the patient may experience some discomfort which can be managed with painkillers.

Recovery Time

Dressings will be applied to the area for one to two weeks and will be checked after a week by a consultant. Patients are able to leave the hospital on the same day and drive themselves home but are not exempt from wearing a seatbelt - despite any discomfort this may cause.

Sunblock should be applied to the treated area for 18-24 months as this will be prone to sunburn.

Treatment Cost

Treatment costs will vary according to your unique needs. The full pricing options will be discussed with you during your initial consultation. 

We’d be delighted if you wanted to arrange a consultation with us. Please call the Helpline on 0800 917 4922 for free and professional advice or submit a contact form here for more information.

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