Nipple Surgery

In Washington D.C. &. Baltimore

Nipple Surgery is a cosmetic procedure that aims to alter the size, shape, position, or appearance of the nipples. It is performed to address aesthetic concerns, correct asymmetry, or restore nipple function after breast surgery or injury.

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What is Nipple Surgery?

Nipple Surgery is performed to address various concerns to create more aesthetically pleasing nipple proportions. Nipple surgery can be done as a standalone procedure or in combination with other breast surgeries. The goal of Nipple Surgery at Landford Plastic Surgery is to achieve the desired nipple appearance and give you the breast aesthetics you deserve.

Who is a Good Candidate for Nipple Surgery?

Good candidates for Nipple Surgery at Landford Plastic Surgery in Washington DC and Baltimore include individuals who are dissatisfied with the appearance of their nipples and have specific concerns such as:

  • Inverted nipples
  • Enlarged nipples
  • Nipple asymmetry

Candidates need to have realistic expectations, be in good overall health, and have a positive mindset toward the surgical procedure. Consulting with Dr. Landford is the best way to determine if Nipple Surgery is suitable for an individual’s specific needs and goals.

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How Much Does Nipple Surgery Cost at Landford Plastic Surgery in Washington DC and Baltimore?

Nipple Surgery costs can vary depending on the specific procedure or treatment chosen. During the consultation, we will carefully assess your needs and goals and create a customized treatment plan. Once the details of the procedure are determined, our Patient Coordinator will provide you with relevant pricing information based on the specific factors involved in your treatment.

What Should I Expect During a Consultation for Nipple Surgery?

During your consultation, you will meet with Dr. Landford who will discuss your goals and help determine the appropriate surgical approach for you. She will ask about your medical history and lifestyle to ensure your safety and tailor the procedure to your needs. Once a treatment plan is agreed upon, you can start your Nipple Surgery immediately or reschedule with the assistance of our Patient Coordinator if needed.

How Do I Prepare for Nipple Surgery?

We want you to have a smooth experience and achieve optimal results with your Nipple Surgery. To prepare for the procedure, please keep the following tips in mind:

  • Follow pre-operative instructions
  • Stay hydrated
  • Get ample rest
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Write down concerns or questions

What are the Benefits of Nipple Surgery?

The benefits of Nipple Surgery in Washington DC and Baltimore include:

  • Improved nipple symmetry
  • Enhanced nipple projection
  • Correction of enlarged nipples
  • Restoration after breastfeeding or weight loss
  • Boost in self-confidence

What are the Steps of Nipple Surgery?

During a Nipple Surgery procedure, you will be positioned comfortably on an operating table. Dr. Landford will administer anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the surgery. Incisions will be made around the nipple area, and the necessary adjustments or corrections will be made. We will carefully close the incisions, and you will be monitored by our professionals during the procedure. The duration of the surgery can vary depending on the complexity of the case but generally ranges from one to two hours.

Surgical Techniques for Nipple Surgery

The different surgical techniques for Nipple Surgery include:

Nipple Reduction

This procedure is performed to reduce the size or prominence of the nipple by removing excess tissue and reshaping it to achieve the desired size and proportion.

Nipple Augmentation

Also known as Nipple Enlargement or Nipple Enhancement, this technique involves adding volume and projection to the nipple using various methods such as tissue grafting, dermal fillers, or fat transfer.

Nipple Reconstruction

This technique is utilized in cases where the nipple has been lost or damaged due to trauma, mastectomy, or other medical conditions. It involves recreating a new nipple using local tissue.

Inverted Nipple Correction

Inverted Nipples occur when the nipple is retracted or pulled inward instead of protruding outward. This technique involves releasing the tethering tissues and reshaping the nipple to correct the inversion and achieve a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Areola Reduction

Although not specifically a Nipple Surgery technique, it is often performed in conjunction with nipple procedures. Areola Reduction involves reducing the size of the pigmented area surrounding the nipple.

Where are the Incisions and Scars for Nipple surgery?

The location of incisions and resulting scars for Nipple Surgery depends on the specific technique being performed. In general, incisions for Nipple Surgery are strategically placed around the nipple-areolar complex or along natural creases and contours to minimize the visibility of scars.

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Nipple Surgery Recovery

Recovery after Nipple Surgery typically involves some discomfort, swelling, and bruising in the treated area. Our patients are advised to follow post-operative instructions provided by Dr. Landford, which may include wearing a supportive garment, avoiding strenuous activities, and keeping the incision sites clean and dry. Full recovery can take a few weeks, during which time you should gradually resume normal activities while avoiding activities that may strain or impact the treated area.

Why Choose Us?

Dr. Wilmina Landford is a Johns-Hopkins-trained plastic surgeon specializing in plastic surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. As a highly-trained plastic surgeon, she brings extensive expertise to her practice. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Chinese (Mandarin), Dr. Landford can effectively communicate with a diverse range of patients, ensuring they receive personalized care and understanding throughout their Nipple Surgery journey.

Schedule a Consultation

If you’re struggling with stress over your nipples, or looking for a new path toward a cosmetic solution that involves them, then it’s time to schedule your initial consultation. Please contact the nearest Landford Plastic Surgery office in Washington D.C. or Baltimore. You can also request an appointment through our website, and our dedicated team will be delighted to assist you.

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