Nipple Reduction in Dallas, TX

Oversized nipples are natural, but they can have a negative impact on your confidence. Dr. Rachel Walker understands that the desire for cosmetic improvement extends beyond the most visible parts of the body. At her practice in Dallas, she offers nipple reduction surgery aimed at reshaping and resizing the nipples to create a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

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Benefits of Nipple Reduction

Nipple reduction surgery can significantly enhance your self-image and comfort. Many patients seek this treatment due to discomfort from friction caused by larger nipples under clothing or because they feel self-conscious about their appearance in swimsuits and other tight-fitting garments. The benefits of this procedure include:

  • Increased confidence in physical appearance
  • Expanded clothing options with less discomfort/chafing
  • Improved symmetry between nipples
  • Minimal scarring and quick healing time

Procedure Details and Techniques

Dr. Walker uses state-of-the-art techniques to reduce the size of the nipple without affecting its functionality. The procedure typically involves removing excess tissue to decrease the height and/or diameter of the nipple. Depending on your specific goals, Dr. Walker might perform one of the following techniques:

  • Simple reduction: Best for patients who require minimal adjustment. This technique focuses on removing a small amount of tissue at the nipple's base.
  • Complex reduction: Suitable for larger or more complex reductions. This might involve removing tissue from the nipple itself for a natural, proportionate look.
  • Areola reduction: This approach shrinks the diameter of the areola (pigmented circle surrounding the nipple) to better correspond with the shape and size of the breast.

In most cases, Dr. Walker makes one superficial incision around the base (where the nipple meets the areola) and another superficial incision right under the dome or tip of the nipple. This allows the precise and delicate removal of a very superficial ring or “sleeve” of skin between the two incisions. The peeled nipple is then pushed in (like a telescope) and sutured into position. With

Nipple reduction surgery usually takes about one hour. The procedure can be done alone or combined with other breast surgeries such as breast augmentationbreast lift, or breast reduction. Dr. Walker will keep you comfortable during your surgery with local or general anesthesia.

Nipple Reduction Recovery and Results

Recovery from nipple reduction is relatively quick compared to other cosmetic surgeries. Most patients experience minimal discomfort that can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers. Dr. Walker advises you to wear a special surgical bra and avoid strenuous activities for a couple of weeks to ensure optimal healing.

Swelling and sensitivity should subside within a few weeks, and you can expect to see the final results within a few months as the tissues settle into their new contours. The scars from the incisions are typically tiny and discreetly placed, making them hardly noticeable. With advanced techniques, Dr. Walker can usually preserve the duct system, leaving a possibility for you to breastfeed in the future.

Diagram of nipple reduction surgery in Dallas to create nipples that are more proportional to breast size and shape.

Schedule a Consultation in Dallas

If you’re considering nipple reduction surgery, choose a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Rachel Walker, who specializes in breast procedures. As a woman, Dr. Walker has an easier time communicating with her patients and achieving their precise requests. Your comfort, safety, and satisfaction are our top priorities at our clinic. Please call (972) 661-5077 to make an appointment.

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