Areolas (nipples) that are large (due to genetics, pregnancy or heavy breasts) can be resized and reshaped, as you desire with little scarring. Wide areola diameter can be reduced to suit the rest of the breast tissue/nipple size and shape. Normal areola diameter for women is between 38-42mm. Men’s areola is between 25-28mm
These procedures can be performed alone or in combination with breast augmentation or breast lift and are known as an areola reduction.
At the consultation, the status and size of the areola will be analysed to determine your suitability for a minimally invasive cosmetic plastic surgery. Areola reduction surgery will be performed in the office under Local anaesthetics.
It is usually completed under local anaesthetics. The procedure usually takes 45 minutes; it is performed through an incision that leaves virtually an invisible scar.
The sutures are dissolvable, so you do not have to go through the experience of removing them, the wound will be checked at one week.
A special instruction will be given to facilitate maintaining the desired shape of the nipple
You may return back to work almost immediately.