Romanelli Cosmetic

Nipple Correction (Surgical Restoration) – Huntington, NY*

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About Nipple Correction

Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery in Huntington, NY is pleased to offer nipple correction surgery to Long Island patients. This procedure restores the natural look and shape of nipples that are overly large, misformed, or inverted. Our talented team of plastic surgeons (Drs. James Romanelli, David Pincus, and John Layliev) can also reconstruct the areola for a more symmetrical and aesthetic appearance. If you are feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your nipples, call our cosmetic practice today to schedule a private consultation. We will take our time to listen to your concerns and goals to create the best treatment plan possible. 

Ideal Candidates

Ideal candidates for nipple correction surgery are men and women who have oversized, malformed, or inverted nipples. Typically, those with inverted nipples are either born with this condition or develop this trait later on in life (specifically after certain medical conditions like breast cancer). Overly large or mishaped nipples can be caused by genetics or can develop after breastfeeding. Regardless of the cause of your condition, our team can perform a thorough assessment to determine if you are a great candidate for nipple correction. 

Procedure Technique

Nipple correction surgery is performed under local anesthetic and usually only takes about 30 minutes. Since each patient case is unique, the procedure techniques will vary. Typically, an incision is made around the nipple to divide and separate the ducts. This process allows the nipples to sit naturally. Once the ideal contour is achieved, dissolvable stitches will be used to hold the nipple in place. The results will yield a more forward and natural projection of the nipples. 

What to Expect

Patients may experience some mild discomfort or swelling in the treatment area but these symptoms should subside within 1 – 2 days. Any pain may also be eased with over-the-counter medication such as acetaminophen. Optimal healing usually takes a few weeks and reveals a perkier appearance. The level of scarring will be dependent upon your specific condition and the surgical technique used during your procedure. Our highly trained and skilled surgeons will do their best to make incisions strategically to conceal scarring as much as possible. 

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Average Cost  
$4,000 - $5,000
Recovery Time  
1 Day
Average Procedure Time  
45 Minutes
Post-op Follow-up  
3 Weeks
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Natural Curves

If you do not like the shape or size of your nipples, call Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery to schedule a private consult with one of our talented plastic surgeons. We will be happy to discuss all the benefits of nipple correction surgery and how it can help restore the natural curves you desire. Our team has years of extensive training and have performed countless nipple restorations. We will take our time to listen to your concerns to create an individualized treatment plan that will yield the best results possible. 

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*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.