Dr. Fatih Irmak Plastic Surgery

Istanbul, Turkey

Nipple & Areola Reduction
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What is nipple&areola reduction?

Nipple and areola reduction operations are simple procedures that effectively reduces the size and changes the shape of one or both of your nipples.

Surgery to improve the appearance of large, long, or droopy nipples and overly large or puffy areolas can enhance the size and shape of your breasts. Double board-certified plastic surgeon Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatih Irmak is specialized in cosmetic breast enhancement procedures.

Nipple reduction can reduce the height and width of the nipple, reshaping it into a desirable form, while preserving sensation.

Some people also choose this surgery in order to have more symmetrical areolas in cases where one nipple is larger than the other.

Most patients have nipple reduction done in combination with other breast procedures such as breast lift or breast augmentation. 

Who is a good candidate for  nipple or areola reduction?

Anyone who is unhappy with the size, shape and symmetry of their breast nipples and in good health may be a perfect candidate for nipple reduction surgery.   

If you are in general good health and have a clear understanding of the limitations and possible results of your nipple or areola reduction, you are an ideal candidate for the procedure.

Where does Dr. Fatih Irmak perform this procedure?

Dr. Fatih Irmak performs procedures at an international accredited hospital facility and state of the art surgical center equipped with the most advanced technologies available, on an outpatient basis.

What to expect after nipple or areola reduction?

During the healing and recovery process, you should be able to return to your normal daily activities just a few days following your surgery, depending on your tolerance of the swelling. We recommend avoiding any strenuous activities, or heavy lifting, for at least 2 weeks following the surgery. Wearing a good support bra for the weeks following the surgery is also recommended.

You will be able to see your final results and the shape of the nipple and areola within 2-3 months of the procedure, once the areola has settled into its new form and the scar has settled.

For international patients

  • If you are coming to Istanbul for nipple&areola reduction procedure it is strongly recommended having companion.
  • After the surgery; 7 days stay would be enough for post consultations.
  • 24 hours after the procedure if you feel comfortable you may take your time in Istanbul.
  • Please book your hotel at least 5 days before the procedure day.
  • Please be sure that your country nationalities are not obligated for Turkish visa. (EU, most of middle eastern country nationalities has no need for visa)
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