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Breast Surgery
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Inverted nipple

2 to 3 % of Korean has inverted nipple.
Inverted nipple can be genetic or acquired. This condition can cause functional, hygienic,
aesthetic problem. Breast feeding can be difficult and it can be clean due to lactate secretion.
Infection is another problem could happen with this disease. Shape is not beautiful too.
It is known that 2~3% of Korean has inverted nipple
Caused of inverted nipple
Inverted nipple can be divided with genetic or acquired. Genetic inverted nipple is happened with under developed connective tissue or over grown fiber tissue nipple pulling. Acquired inverted nipple can be caused by infection, breast cancer, postoperative breast tissue shrinkage
Symptom of inverted nipple
Inverted nipple decline beauty of breasts and it can cause hygienic problem. Therefore, nipple infection or breast infection can be
caused with this matter. It is impossible to do breast feeding and sexual sensation is also restricted

Classification of nipple(Aone classification)

  • Mild
    It is not severe it can be pulled out with
    little stimulation
  • Moderate
    It can not be out with stimulation, it usually
    reverts to an inverted state after a few minutes
  • Severe
    Nipple is inverted or retracted under the areola.
  • Small nipple
    This is not exactly inverted nipple. But it can be
    corrected with NINE(No Incision Nipple Eversion)
  • No nipple
    There is no projection of nipple. Elements of
    nipple is usually buried under the breast and
    it will not come out. It can b corrected with
    NINE( No Incision Nipple Eversion )
  • Miscellaneous
    Revisional operation or deformed areola is also
    belong to this category. It can be corrected
    with NINE( No Incision Nipple Eversion )

Anesthesia

Local anesthetic is used. Sedation is possible with request. In case of local anesthesia, wait 30mins after applying anesthetic cream.

Correction

There is suction machine or massage method as non-surgical methods but it was not useful. Previous surgical methods make incision around areola for correction. But if lactating gland is too short or tissue around areola is too hard, it is hard to pull out nipple. There are three things need to be considered for nipple correction. There shouldn’t be relapse, possibility of breast feeding, minimum scar.

NINE surgery method

NINE ( No Incision Nipple Eversion ) is the only solution which meets three needs.
Aone developed this unique method, this can correct any kind of inverted nipple. Tying up top of nipple is core of this surgical method.
And it is made with thread, and there is no incision. This is only nipple correction method without incision

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Advantages

  • 01.No incision, no scar.
  • 02.It can be performed in any types of inverted nipple.
  • 03.Short operation time(20mins)
  • 04. Fast recovery (Patients are able to go back to work, they are able to take shower from following day)
  • 05.It doesn’t affect breast feeding.
  • 06.Revisional operation is possible no matter what types of method she had before.
After care
Postoperative Care
  • Surgical site is covered with dressing.
  • Patients could feel little pain after anesthetic
  • disappear. It can be controlled with painkiller
  • (usually Tylenol). It is possible to take shower
  • from the following day.
  • Drinking and smoking is prohibited for a week
  • but there is no other specific care needed after
  • operation
Complication
  • 01.Relapse : It happens rarely with severely inverted nipple.
  • 02.Undercorrection : If nipple is pulled down too hard from
    fiber tissue or lactating mammary gland, erosion could be incomplete.
  • 03.Asymmetry : It doesn’t mean nipples are asymmetrical
    because of operation, it was naturally asymmetrical but it became visible after it is pulled out.
  • 04.Infection : It is rare but there is chance of complication.

Surgical result

Mild

moderate

severe

small

no nipple

et cetera

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