Is my nipple OK? My left seems to look so much better than right. I'm so concerned (Photo)
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I agree with what is said below - it is very early and both of your nippl/areola complexes appear viable. The swelling or asymmetry is common, especially this early in the postop period. Please contact your PS with these and subsequent photos so they can assess and advise you.
Hello, there is often some bruising and swelling after surgery but it is not possible to assess wound healing based on a photo alone. I would recommend contacting your PS with any concerns. I hope your recovery goes well.
It looks like you had a mastopexy (lift) in addition to implants. It's good that you are checking the nipple circulation. Fortunately, the photo appears to show normal color of the central nipple and surrounding areolar skin. It's not uncommon though, to have slight differences in color between the two sides. This will normalize with time.
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