What is it?

Approximately three months after the breast reconstruction, the new nipple can be reconstructed using a small flap plasty under local anaesthetic. Once the nipple is fully healed, both it and the areola are tattooed to achieve a natural-looking result.

Centres and specialist areas

Breast Centre
Integrated Cancer Centre in Ghent

Latest publication date: 05/02/2021
Supervising author: Dr Elzo Kraemer Ximena