People worry about their large nipple which control them from wearing their favorite dresses and face the public. They may point out and give you an awkward feel. As a solution for this most of the people go for nipple reduction surgery. The surgery procedure include correcting large, long or droopy nipples. The size and shape of the breast can be greatly boosted by these procedure. People who are planning to have a nipple reduction surgery should be healthy otherwise and also should know thoroughly about the consequences and side effects of the surgery. As the first step, you will have to meet the surgeon and discuss him/her with the surgery and possible risks and results after the surgery.
The procedure starts with anesthesia as other surgeries. Nipple size reduction surgery may need a local anesthesia. The whole surgery procedure may take one hour to finish. You may not need to stay in the hospital after the surgery. After giving you anesthesia, the doctor will make small incisions on the nipples. The incision will be that small that it may heal very quickly. After the incision is made, the doctor will then remove the surplus tissues around the incision. The stitches will be used to close the incisions. Dressing will be placed over the breasts. The surgeon may suggest you to place a special bra over your breasts. It is done in order to assure best healing position for your breasts.
You should not take bath for one or two days after surgery. You will be able to go back to your wok one day after the surgery. Driving will be banned for you for one or two days after the surgery. For three to four days after surgery, you may asked not to have physical contact with breasts. You will be able to have strenuous activity for three weeks after surgery. It will take several months or may be one year to fade off the scars.
For the first two days after the surgery, you may feel discomfort and some pain. The surgeon may prescribe medication to ease your pain and discomfort. You should be aware of these things such as:
1. You may experience bruising
2. Numbness in the area of the surgery
3. Swelling of the breasts
4. Tingling in the nipple-areola complex
All these may get over with time. You should be careful about the postures of your sleep after the surgery. In order to help the heeling process, the doctor may suggest you to sleep on your back for the first week after the surgery. You should wear special surgical bra for the first few days. You should not wear bras that are too tight. It will cause skin problems. You should try to wear your bra almost all the time, excluding during bathing, in order to keep the breast in position.
The possible risks of the surgery include the general risks that are possible for any other surgery. Some possible risks may include:
2. Scarring and
3. Loss of nipple sensation
Mostly, the result of the surgery may last forever. But, it is to be remembered that, the shape and size of the breast may alter over time as a result of aging.