When can you see nipples' final projection after nipple reconstruction?

Good afternoon. I had nipples reconstructed with a flap from the reconstructed breasts about a month ago. Since then I've been protecting them day and night under my bra, 7/24h. How long do I have to wait to see them lose projection? They are more less the same size as initial at this time yet. How long do you think I'd have to keep protecting them? When would it be convenient to have them tatoed? Thank you.

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When can you see nipples' final projection after nipple reconstruction?

Your questions are best asked to your chosen operative surgeon! He/she knows exactly type of flap N/A reconstruction done.

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