Surgical procedures for the nipple–areola complex is done for the aesthetic improvement of the size, shape and projection of the complex especially after the effects of pregnancy and aging.
Skin incisions are hidden in the junction of the areola with the breast skin and are difficult to be recognized.
The procedure is done under local anesthesia unless combined with other breast procedures. Inpatient follow up is not necessary.
Recovery depends on the extent of the procedure. You can return to your everyday activities within 1-2 days.
Results are long-term although changes in body weight, pregnancy and aging can alter your appearance.