Nipple numbness after breast augmentation
There are several components which can be involved in nipple numbness. The inframammary incision, being farther away from the nipple, is unlikely to cause nipple numbness onto itself. If, however, extensive dissection is performed to create the pocket for the breast implant, it is possible that this dissection can cause nipple numbness itself.
I perform lateral pocket dissection with a blunt technique in order to maintain the nerves that come from between the ribs to the nipple at the...