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CORRECTION OF HYPERTROPHIC NIPPLE


CORRECTION OF HYPERTROPHIC NIPPLE

Overview
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A enlarged and long nipple could cause discomfort and embarrassment to the patient. The prominent nipple may rub against the garment and may be difficult to conceal under light clothing. Treatment is by surgical correction.

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Objectives
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To reduce a large and long nipple to a size that is aesthetically pleasing

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  1. Treat and stabilize all existing medical conditions, if any.
  2. Stop smoking at least one week before surgery
  3. Stop one week before surgery
    • All supplements that contain vitamin E, ginseng, ginko, garlic, fish oil and other ingredients that encourage bleeding during surgery
    • Medicine that exacerbate bleeding during operation such as aspirin, NSAIDs and warfarin. You may first need to consult the physician who prescribed the medicine

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Duration of Surgery: 0.5-1.0 hour for both sides
Anaesthesia: Local anaesthesia
When to Go Home after Surgery: Go home the same day
Back to work: The next day
Technique: The width and height of the nipple is trimmed and the nipple is restored to aesthetically pleasing size and shape.

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Recovery
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  • Special dressing to protect the nipples
  • Avoid pressure on the nipples
  • Removal of sutures after one week
  • Avoid heavy physical activity for 2 weeks


 
 
 
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