Nipple Reduction Surgery in NYC

Nipple Reduction Surgery in NYC

Nipple reduction surgery can be performed for men to correct overly prominent, wide or puffy nipples. Dr. Douglas Steinbrech specializes in nipple reduction in NYC for his male patients by improving chest appearance and giving men more confidence when wearing tight fitting clothing. Nipple reduction procedure is a common procedure amongst men and is often performed with gynecomastia surgery.

Candidates

Ideal candidates for nipple reduction surgery are men in NYC who are uncomfortable with the size of their nipples who would like to reduce and improve the shape. Men are choosing this procedure to improve their body confidence, stress and anxiety that may be associated with this condition.

Procedure 

Nipple reduction surgery is performed under local anesthesia and typically takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour. Dr. Steinbrech will remove excess tissue and the incision is closed with absorbable sutures. The areas are covered with antibiotic ointment and band-aids. Absorbable stitches will be used in most cases.. Most patients are able to leave hospital on the same day as the surgery or as advised by Dr. Steinbrech. 

Recovery

Full recovery after nipple reduction surgery may take up to two weeks. Most men notice mild discomfort after the surgery. Dr. Steinbrech may also prescribe you some medication to help with the pain and soreness. You may also need to wear a dressing over the nipples to keep the area clean and prevent any infections that may occur. Some male patients in NYC are able to return to work and their social activities within a week after their nipple reduction surgery. 

Consultation

During your nipple reduction consultation, Dr. Douglas Steinbrech will evaluate to determine whether you are a good candidate for this procedure. To schedule your nipple reduction consultation in NYC or to receive additional information, please contact Dr. Steinbrech today.