inverted nipples

Written by: Dr. Óscar Villafañe
Edited by: Top Doctors®

¿What are flat or inverted nipples


nipples are located in the center of the areola breast and usually protrude outward. However, in some cases remains stuck Nipple inward. In these cases we talk about inverted nipples.

¿What is the cause of inverted nipple


This disorder occurs when the milk ducts that are within the nipple are shorter than usual, and pulling the sink inward.

¿, As you can correct the inverted nipple


Intervention to correct the inverted nipple is under local anesthesia. Through a 2 mm incision breast ducts are cut and a suture is placed to prevent re- paste with shortening.

After the procedure the patient goes home and just have to be careful not to put pressure on the nipple. To do some gauze with a hole placed in the middle to prevent crushing.

¿That type of scar stay


After the intervention the scar is resulting in the bottom of the nipple and, as it is only 2 mm, is imperceptible.

¿That degree of satisfaction produces this surgery


It is a Surgery very grateful, as many patients have invested Nipple resort to go to the dressing room, for example. As this problem is solved in a simple way the degree of satisfaction is very high.

¿That other imperfections can be corrected


There are patients who have Nipple too big. This problem can be corrected in the same way, playing a small surgery under local anesthesia. In this case the degree of satisfaction of the patients is also very high.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Óscar Villafañe
Plastic surgery

Dr. Óscar Villafañe is a renowned expert in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Formed in leading centers of the World, such as the Canniesburn Hospital (United Kingdom) or the Chan Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. In addition to his extensive experience in cosmetic surgery, he has extensive training in hand surgery and microsurgery. He is a pioneer in the use of endoscope and video camera to perform microsurgery and was selected by CV from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow to work in the Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit of Taiwan, the unit with the most experience in Microsurgery in the world. . Currently he is working in two cities: Pamplona and San Sebastián, keeping in constant evolution and training, performing advanced techniques such as otoplasties with suture threads that entails millimeter scars.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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