Is the nipple completely detatched during breast reduction? Does the nipple have to be fully detached during a breast reduction, or can it be left in place? .

The . The nipple is removed from the breast only in cases of extremely large breasts where the blood supply to the nipple may be compromised. This is a common misconception about breast reduction or lift surgery. Dr. Edwards.
The . The nipple may be placed on as a free graft in which case it is completely removed but i only do this less than 10% of the time.The rest of the time we leave it attached to a pedicle of your own breast
Not . Not always!. It depends on the extent of the breast reduction. However, in the vast majority of procedures, the nipple is left attached to the breast gland. It is only removed in the most severe cases or when it appears that the blood supply is compromised.
Usually Not. The nipple/areola complexes are usually left “attached” to the underlying breast tissue when breast reduction surgery is performed. Only in rare cases where the breasts are extremely large/low does free nipple grafting ( detachment) become necessary.
The . The nipple is rarely detached from the breast during the breast reduction. This process is reserved for the extremely large breasts. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com.