Nipple Reduction

Nipple Reduction in Manhattan, NYC
Unhappy with the shape or size of your nipples? Want to restore their perky posture after breastfeeding? A nipple reduction performed by board-certified Manhattan plastic surgeon and general surgeon Richard W. Swift, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. may be right for you.

What Is Nipple Reduction?
Thanks to genetics, we have nipples of all shapes and sizes. Some are prominent. Others are a bit “too” perky. If you feel self-conscious about the size, shape, or prominence of your nipples, nipple reduction can help correct this issue. Performed at our convenient Manhattan, NYC clinic, Dr. Swift can reduce the size or prominence or adjust the shape of your nipples.

Benefits of Nipple Reduction
Women who choose to have nipple reduction tell us that as a result, they feel the following benefits:

  • Improved proportionality with their breasts and body in general
  • Less self-conscious or socially awkward
  • Improved self-esteem and body image

Nipple Reduction Before and After
We invite you to browse our extensive catalog of cosmetic surgeries and treatments to see the types of results Dr. Swift has obtained for his patients. Keep in mind that each individual is different and that you’ll learn more about the outcome you can expect from your specific surgery or treatment at your consultation with Dr. Swift.

Preparing for Nipple Reduction
If you are a smoker, you should stop or reduce smoking before your surgery for at least two weeks and avoid drinking alcohol for at least one week to help improve and speed recovery. Certain supplements, including vitamin E, Omega fish oil, and aspirin (or products containing aspirin) should be discontinued after speaking with your physician as they may increase bleeding and affect recovery.

Nipple Reduction Recovery
You will likely be able to return to work within a day or two after the surgery. Any bruising should subside within a few days, while numbness should disappear within a week. Some patients experience numbness or tingling in the nipple which should subside within six weeks. You should sleep on your back for around a week after surgery and wear a soft sports bra for approximately two weeks. Stitches are removed within 5-7 days after surgery.

Is Nipple Reduction Right for Me?
If you are concerned about the shape or size of your nipples and want to reduce their size for yourself (and are not feeling pressured to do so by anyone else), you may be a good candidate for a nipple reduction. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you may wish to complete this process before having a nipple reduction.

How Much Does Nipple Reduction Cost?
Costs for your nipple reduction will vary depending on the extent of surgery or the number of treatments needed to achieve your desired result. Most insurance plans do not cover plastic surgery or specific cosmetic treatments. Dr. Swift accepts payment via cash, check, or credit card, as well as Prosper Healthcare Lending as a financing option.

Why Choose Dr. Swift?
Board-certified plastic surgeon Richard W. Swift, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. provides a variety of cosmetic surgeries and treatments to help improve and enhance your natural beauty. A graduate of Yale and Brown University, Dr. Swift has earned prestigious awards for his vast medical expertise and experience. In addition to offering a wide range of cosmetic surgery options, Dr. Swift can also provide detailed consultations on surgical techniques, alternative treatments, and pre- and post-operative care. Throughout the process, his number one goal is to deliver personalized, high-quality, one-on-one care to ensure your complete comfort and satisfaction.

What to Expect During Your Consultation?
Nipple reduction is a personal topic that many people don’t like to talk about. Dr. Swift understands that you have unique needs and expectations and will work with you to ensure you are completely satisfied with his explanation and the details he provides in discussing the procedure itself, as well as pre- and post-operative steps. Choosing a nipple reduction surgeon in Manhattan isn’t easy, but Dr. Swift is ready to ease all your concerns and answer your questions to help you feel more confident and at ease.

If you’re concerned about the size and shape of your nipples and want to improve their proportion in relation to the rest of your breast, a nipple reduction may be right for you. Contact our Manhattan, NYC office today to schedule your consultation.

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