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How to Enlarge the Size of the Nipple? (photo)

I have very small nipples...even slightly invertrd at times. I would like to make them larger both in diameter and length if possible, and for them to maintain erected. Is this possible? What procedures? What are the physical risks?

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Nipple Enhancement

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Hello Pjrose-

Inverted nipples can be made to be extroverted with surgery through a horizontal incision across the top (peak) of the nipple. These incisions tend to heal exceptionally well. The entire normal nipple is always present but collapsed inward due to shortened/retraced ducts. I can not detect any sign of an inverted nipple in your photo, but if it presents itself occasionally, you could be a candidate for this surgery.

Enlarging the nipple can be most easily done with injections of fillers in the office. This is a simple and cost effective approach, which is what you might consider trying first. 

Good luck to you.


Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon
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Inverted nipple correction

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Your nipples can be corrected surgically to increase width and diameter if you like. A stent can be placed to do this.

Jerome Edelstein, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Enlarging nipples

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From your photo, you nipple looks completely normal.  However, if it does invert at times or you would like it to be larger or permanently erect, fillers might be a good option to consider.  There is surgery to successfully correct inverted nipples as well, but that does not usually create a larger (diameter and height) nipple - it is done to keep your natural nipple from inverting.   I would seek a consultation with a board-certified PS who specializes in breast and nipple surgery to get options.

Michelle Spring, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 25 reviews

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