Nipple and Areola Reconstruction
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This bilateral mastectomy patient opted for breast reconstruction using tissue expansion and permanent breast implants.
The image on the left shows the patient with permanent implants in place; she is now ready for nipple/areola reconstruction. The first part of the procedure involves marking the nipple position.
The image on the right was taken approximately 10 days after nipple reconstruction.
This patient had loss of nipple projection after a surgical procedure. The image on the left is pre-operative. The right image show the early result after nipple reconstruction using the double opposing flap technique.
You may also see photographs taken during surgery. These surgical photos illustrate the reconstruction technique in greater detail.