Surgery to correct inverted nipples on the rise, surgeons say

6th May 2011

More and more people are having corrective surgery on inverted nipples, according to surgeons in America.

Dr Grant Stevens, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery Association, has said that the number of women coming forth to undergo nipple surgery has increased so much that he has set up a website allowing women to learn about the procedure and choose their perfect nipples.

He said: "The fact is that even though nipples may be hidden, women still want them to look attractive. Millions of women suffer with nipple and areola abnormalities such as inverted nipples, enlarged nipples, and puffy, enlarged or discoloured areolas. Many of these conditions can impact breast function, but they all impact the way women feel about their bodies."

This trend fits in with recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, which showed that treatments had risen nine per cent in the past year.

Around ten per cent of women suffer with inverted nipples.

Posted by Philip Briggs

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