Nipple surgery is a subspecialty of cosmetic breast surgery used to correct problematic nipple-related issues. While the nipple is a small structure, it is very important to the function and aesthetic form of the breast. The nipple is one of the main factors a woman uses to judge her breasts and even a small bothersome detail can spoil an otherwise good feeling she might possess about her bosom and her body in general.
This resource section contains article topics which detail a diversity of cosmetic nipple procedures.
Reasons for Nipple Surgery
Women have a variety of reasons to seek out cosmetic nipple enhancement.
Some women are unhappy with the size of their nipples. Many women develop very large nipples, which might make them self conscious, especially when they are readily visible through normal clothing.
Other women develop tiny nipples, which might be far too small for their breast proportions.
Many women who breastfeed might suffer ptosis of the nipple, which is characterized by a droopy or saggy appearance.
Still other women have suffered nipple damage or loss due to disease or injury.
Finally, there are women with asymmetrical nipples or nipples which are placed in unusual locations on the breast mound.
All these women might be good candidates for individually designed corrective nipple procedures.
Nipple enhancement may consist of reduction, lift, placement change or enlargement procedures, as well as less invasive options, like areola-only techniques.
Nipple Surgery Techniques
There are many different methods of achieving your aesthetic nipple goals using cosmetic surgery. The type of procedure utilized will depend on what outcome the woman is looking for and other individual anatomical and health-related factors specific to her individual case:
Nipple enlargement can increase the size, length or width of the nipple.
Nipple reduction can diminish the nipple size, length or diameter.
Nipple placement correction can move the nipple to a better anatomical position.
Nipple reconstruction can repair damaged or missing nipples.
Importance of Nipple Focused Surgery
Focusing on the nipple is a natural tendency when viewing the breast.
The nipple is the primary pleasure center of the breast and can be a valuable component of a healthy sex life.
Women who do not like the appearance of their nipples might suffer numerous emotional issues as a result of their perceived anatomical imperfections.
Women are generally sensitive about the aesthetics of their breasts and are even more judgmental if they feel their nipples simply are not quite right. Treating these emotional issues with cosmetic surgery is one sure fire method of resolving the physical condition and therefore allowing the mind and spirit to move on and recover from their pent up anguish.
Do not underestimate the effects of deeply help body image issues. These have been proven to cause many mental and psychosomatic physical conditions throughout the mind and body.
If you are suffering from some nipple appearance issue, consider a surgical solution as a means of a overcoming the condition and improving your body image and self esteem.
Additional information on the psychoemotional components of plastic surgery can be found in our psychology of cosmetic surgery resource section.