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Aesthetically Ideal Areola Size, How to Calculate

Hi I have noted that aesthetically ideal areola size is cited as being between 35mm and 48mm,or in terms of ratio(nipple:areola:breast) as 1:3:9.... READ MORE

What Do I Need to Consider when Having the Areola Tattooed?

After skin sparing mastectomy with nipple reconstruction and tram flap procedure, my entire areolar complex was sacrificed. The original tatoo from... READ MORE

How Long After Expander Exchange is Nipple /areola Done?

I am waiting for August to arrive so I can finally be rid of these painful expanders and have my implants. I am a small framed woman and I was and... READ MORE

Areola Reduction and Nipple Repositioning Possible?

I had a lumpectomy and removal of 3 lymph nodes and radiation on the left side that left me with pulled-in, nasty scars, and a nipple that faces to... READ MORE

Developed a Large Hematoma Over Whole Breast After Breast Surgery, How Long for This to Heal?

I had breast surgery 3 wks ago for mass removal (2 masses). I developed a large hematoma over whole breast. It has improved but the area to the right... READ MORE

During Breast Reconstruction is it Normal to do the Nipples the Same Time as the Implants?

My ps does the nipples at the same time of the exchange surgery, from the expanders to the silicone implants. Is this ok? I know my surgeon has a... READ MORE

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from?

How is an areola grafted onto a reconstructed breast..where does the donor tissue come from? and how does it get a blood supply to thrive? does the... READ MORE

How long can I wait before I decide if I want to have nipple and areola reconstruction surgery?

At the beginning of 2015 I had a bilateral Masectomy w/immediate 1st stage reconstruction surgery. I had Expanders with saline placed under my muscles... READ MORE

Does breast really fill in after a lumpectomy? And how long will it take?

I had a lemon size lumpectomy on my right breast 3 weeks ago.My nipple faces upward and the area of my areola is stitched from the surgery. READ MORE

After double mycectomy and reconstruction of breast, can cadaver nipple and areola be used instead of tattoo and fake nipples?

My breast are flat on top. My breast look good excpt for the nipple area which really botheres me it has been 5 years and this is unatractive and i... READ MORE

Is it common to leave aerolas but not nipples during prophylactic BMX? Can it be done?

I'm an American living in Switzerland. Was diagnosed with LCIS this past summer. I have a Very strong history of Bc as well as having had chest... READ MORE

Areola graft and nipple after a DIEP for breast reconstruction (Photo)

The finishing of the reconstruction of my right breast My skin was never radiated so the only problem is when we moved my tummy skin my stretch marks... READ MORE

How long do I have to wait for implants to settle to start with nipple and areola reconstruction? I had implants placed 6 days a

Hi! I've just had anatomical silicone 510 MX 550gr implants (Bilateral breast reconstruction) placed 6 days ago. I've to wear tight bandages and a... READ MORE

Fat grafting at the same time as implant placement?

I had a lumpectomy with radiation treatment which left me with a deep scar around my areola and a large divot in my breast. I'm hoping to fill out the... READ MORE

Can excess skin removed from my breast during reconstructive surgery be used to create my areola?

After reduction surgery one of my breasts developed an infection which delayed healing for months and in the process i lost one of my nipples. the... READ MORE

Areolas & nipples 3D traditional tattoo after breast & nipples reconstruction. Is it safe? Does it last forever?painful? (Photo)

Hello.I had DMX (modifed radical mastectomies)due to bc,delayed breasts reconstruction with expanders and implants,nipples reconstructed with Flap... READ MORE

What should I expect to see in the healing process of a nipple areola graft? (photo)

What should I expect to see in the healing process of the black area of my ariola nipple graft? I'm keeping it moist. Also what is the best thing to... READ MORE

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