59-year-old female undergoes nipple surgery to repair inverted nipples

*Treatment results may vary

Was this photo helpful? {{ voteCount + ' other' + (voteCountOthers == 1 ? '' : 's') }} found this helpful

This 59-year-old female was bothered by inverted nipples and came in to see if they could be corrected. She felt that her nipples had always been inverted and felt that this distracted from the appearance of her breasts. Inverted nipples are typically caused by shortening of the milk ducts. The nipple buds become tethered in a depressed position and are unable to stick out. This can be corrected in a brief office procedure under a local anesthetic. As you can see in the after photograph, the nipples are able to be restored to a more normal appearance with a small scar that is nearly invisible.