Nipple & Areola : Case 4 (12177)


This 54 year old woman was referred by her oncologic breast surgeon for discussion of immediate bilateral breast reconstruction. Dr. Graham reviewed her health, lifestyle, risk factors, surgical options and she chose tissue expander-implant reconstruction. Mastectomy and tissue expander placement were scheduled at the same time, a few months later reconstructive implants were placed (out-patient), and then nipple reconstruction followed by areola pigmentation (tattoo). Her nipple was created from small skin flaps raised from the adjacent skin. The latter procedures were performed in our office under local anesthesia, and required no down-time.

Patient Profile

Current Cup Size
38 D
Surgical Technique
Nipple & areola reconstruction following mastectomy

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"I am very pleased with Dr. Graham and his staff! They have been incredibly kind and helpful throughout my surgery. The post-op care has also been top notch! They always respond to my concerns right away, and I always feel well cared for, and listened to."

Mary V.


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