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If the areola of one breast is inverted, can it be changed when getting implants?

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If the areola of one breast is inverted, can it be changed when getting implants?

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Nipple inversion is a condition caused by milk ducts that are too short between the breast tissue and the end of the nipple it self. This condition is not uncommon and can be corrected surgically. This surgical procedure may be carried out at the same time as a breast augmentation. Correction of the inverted nipple may interfere with the ability to nurse in the future and may result in partial numbness of the nipple itself.

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