Category: inverted-nipples

Aurora Clinics: Photo showing Inverted nipple surgery before and after

3 grades of inverted nipples and their treatment options

Inverted nipples are extremely common, with an estimated 10% of the population suffering from this condition. What most people don’t know is that it isn’t just a case of ‘in’ or ‘out’. There are in fact three different grades of inverted nipples. So what do we mean by the ‘grade of inverted nipple’? Firstly it’s […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo of Inverted Nipple Surgery

Nipple Surgery – which surgeries can be performed?

Last month, Kendall Jenner of the Kardashian clan told all about her new nipple piercing. The model revealed her penchant for going bra-less and showing her nipples under her clothes, describing it as “understated and sexy”.  Good on her for being proud of her nipples. But if you’re not, what can be done surgically to […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo of Inverted Nipple Surgery

5 things you should know about Inverted Nipple Treatment

Inverted nipples, far from being rare, are actually pretty common. They occur in around 10% of the population – more than the number who have blue eyes. Plenty of people embrace their inverted nipples. But if you have them and would rather you didn’t, you’ve probably thought about treatment. If that’s the case, you might […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo showing Inverted Nipple Correction Surgery

Inverted Nipple Correction surgery – your most popular questions

Inverted nipples – 10% of us have them, but we’re often too embarrassed to ask our GPs for advice. If you think your nipples are inverted, and you’d like to know more about corrective surgery, read on for answers to some common questions. > How old do I need to be for inverted nipple correction surgery? […]

Aurora Clinics: Photo showing Inverted nipple surgery before and after

Inverted Nipple Surgery – what’s the right age?

Did you know that inverted nipples, despite being featured in Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, are actually a fairly common condition? They occur in both men and women, old and young – with over 10% of the world’s population exhibiting some degree of nipple inversion. At our clinics, inverted nipple surgery is one of our most common […]

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Inverted nipples in men – what causes them, and how are they treated?

Ed Sheeran must have thought all his Christmases had come at once last week. The singer performed at the Victoria’s Secret Show in London, accompanied by a stage full of lingerie-clad supermodels. Being interviewed on the pink carpet outside, he was asked what he thought his sexiest feature was, and promptly replied “my inverted nipples”. Bravo […]

Inverted nipples and breast cancer – what you need to know

As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign is recognised globally, and is marked by a burst of events to raise awareness and funds to improve early detection and treatment of the disease. At Aurora, we’ve chosen to mark the month by supporting Against Breast Cancer’s ‘Bin Your Bra’ initiative. The charity […]

Inverted nipples appearing suddenly – should you be worried?

Nipples are a funny old thing. Everybody has them, whether male or female, even though their only real use – biologically speaking – is for breastfeeding. Hence the popular refrain, “WHY do men have nipples??” Though we all have them, they vary in size and shape from person to person. Some of us have pointy, […]

Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies seeking new participants

Working in the medical field, we don’’t embarrass easily – nor do we feel that any issue a person has with their body should be considered embarrassing. However, we do think sharing information that could help people is a great idea. And so it is that we’’ve recently been talking to producers from Channel 4’’s […]

Inverted nipples needn’’t be a sore point

Did you know that inverted nipples occur in around 10% of the UK population, – both male and female? Quite a surprising stat, but it’’s true. Which means that for most of us, if we don’’t have nipple inversion ourselves, the chances are that we know someone who does. The condition is caused by the […]

Your Questions Answered by the Surgeons at Aurora Clinics

Can I have inverted nipple surgery at 16 years old?

Inverted Nipple Surgery Question: Hi, I am a 16-year-old male with inverted nipples. They are not inverted all the time, but I find them very embarrassing. I am 6 feet tall and weigh around 140 pounds. I do work out and try to focus on the chest area but unfortunately have not seen any results. […]

What causes inverted nipples and what can be done about them?

There are various reasons why nipple inversion may occur, either as a result of an event or otherwise naturally from birth. There can also be degrees of severity, with the main distinction being whether the nipple is able to come out at all or not. The reasons for inverted nipples from birth can be due […]

Your Questions Answered by the Surgeons at Aurora Clinics

Can I have Breast Enlargement and Inverted Nipple Correction together?

Breast Enlargement & Inverted Nipple Surgery question: Hi, I am looking to have a breast enlargement as well as inverted nipple correction – is it possible to have these at the same time? Thanks. Breast Enlargement & Inverted Nipple Surgery answer: Thank you very much for your question. It certainly is possible to have a […]

Your Questions Answered by the Surgeons at Aurora Clinics

Inverted Nipple Correction – is sensation the same after surgery?

Inverted Nipple Surgery Question: I watched your video on inverted nipple correction surgery. Since all the milk ducts are severed during the procedure, does the nipple continue to respond as normal when stimulated or cold? Are sensations still the same after healing? Thank you. Inverted Nipple Surgery Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry […]

Inverted nipples – do I have them?

Though not widely discussed, inverted nipples affect many more people than you might think. Approximately 10% of the population has nipple inversion to some degree – and it may surprise you to know that men are just as likely to be affected as women. Besides the cosmetic concerns for both sexes, inverted nipples can also […]

Preparing for your Inverted Nipple Correction surgery

Read our blog for a guide to what to expect from your Inverted Nipple Correction! Quick Facts About Inverted Nipple Correction Surgery: Inverted nipple correction is usually a local anaesthetic procedure. Takes approximately 30 minutes to do. That’s just 15 minutes per nipple! The Inverted Nipple Correction surgery process Once you’ve had your initial consultation […]

Inverted Nipple Correction Consultations: What Are Your Options?

What Are Inverted Nipples? Inverted Nipples are caused by shortening of the milk ducts (mammary ducts) which restricts the milk glands to the nipple. The reason for this shortening of the milk ducts is uncertain in many cases, but the result is that the nipple turns inwards and is unable to evert naturally. The inversion varies and […]

The Great Nipples Debate: A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Have you heard the debate about Nipple Pictures on Social Media? Massive social media platform Facebook have forbidden photos of breastfeeding. The reason for this is that they often show exposed nipples. Many people, especially Mums, are quite upset by this. They argue both that the move suggests breastfeeding is ‘wrong’ and that it implies […]

BAAPS Statistics 2011: Cosmetic Surgery Trends at Aurora Clinics and Beyond

The annual BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) cosmetic surgery statistics got a little lost this year amidst the PIP Implants media frenzy. Nonetheless, they make for interesting reading so we thought you might like a summary of the findings and how they relate to us here at Aurora Clinics. UK Cosmetic Surgery Last […]

Why Aurora Clinics for Inverted Nipples Correction?

Did you know that not all Surgeons use the same techniques for Inverted Nipple Correction? At Aurora Clinics, inverted nipple correction is one of our real specialities – in fact, our Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards pioneered his own unique nipple correction technique which involves a very small incision at the base of the nipple which […]

Inverted Nipple Correction patient review

I am so happy since having my inverted nipple procedure done at Aurora Clinics: it has really changed my life. I had investigated having something done with a different company several years ago, but when I received the information the company concerned seemed more interested in persuading me to have implants done at the same […]

Inverted Nipples nothing to be “Shy” about!

If you saw ‘The Joy of Teen Sex’ on Channel 4, Weds 26th Jan, you may remember a young lady called Melissa. She came to see Aurora’’s very own Mr Adrian Richards because she was ashamed and worried about her “shy” or Inverted Nipples. Melissa’’s nipples had always been inverted but she had never told […]

Can you have a Breast Enlargement and Inverted Nipple Correction Surgery at the same time?

The answer to this is yes, and this is a combination of procedures we have performed relatively often. The breast enlargement itself often does push the nipples out slightly which improves the nipple inversion to a mild extent. If, however, the nipples are very inverted (grade 2 or 3), an additional nipple inversion correction procedure […]

The Niplette suction device – does it work?

Considering the Niplette suction device to treat inverted nipples? Aurora Surgeon Adrian Richards shares his thoughts on whether it works… The answer to this in most cases in my experience is no. Many people I see with Grade 2 or 3 inverted nipples have tried the Niplette suction device and have not found this successful. […]

Inverted nipples – why don’t people know that there is a simple solution for them?

Inverted nipple surgery is quick and simple – yet many people are completely unaware it exists. Adrian Richards tells us why that’s such a shame… I just finished an operating list in which I have performed inverted nipple correction on 8 patients. Each of the ladies I’ve seen today have had inverted nipples since an […]

Inverted nipples: how they can be corrected

This video shows how Adrian Richards corrects inverted nipples. The operation is performed under local anaesthetic and takes approximately 30 minutes for both sides. Mr Richards performs over 20 of these procedures per month, with a very good success rate and very low risk of reinvertion. To find out more or to book, please contact […]

Inverted nipples & breastfeeding

Inverted nipples are caused by tight milk ducts. They tether the nipple inwards and despite the muscle of the nipple trying to pull the nipple out, the tight milk ducts pull it inwards. The milk ducts are very strong and some techniques for inverted nipple correction have aimed to lengthen and stretch these. In our […]

Patient Testimonials

Many of our patients who have undergone surgery at Aurora Clinics are happy to share their experiences of surgery with you in an audio format.  Our latest audio file is with Sarah who underwent an Inverted Nipple Correction Procedure six weeks ago. Please feel free to take a listen on our Inverted Nipple Surgery page. If you’d […]

Inverted Nipple patient testimonial

 Click to watch the video In the video above, Sarah discusses her reasons for having her right inverted nipple corrected. You can read the transcript below. Adrian: Today I’’m going to be talking to a patient who, 6 weeks ago, had a right-sided inverted nipple correction. So I’’ll just hand over straight to you. Can […]

Inverted Nipple Correction video soars on YouTube

Inverted Nipple Correction steadily gains popularity in YouTube in less than five months. Adrian Richards, the medical director of Aurora Clinics, explains the procedure. Click to view video Inverted nipple correction is one of many treatments that Aurora Clinics, one of the UK’’s leading cosmetic surgery clinics, is offering. Aurora Clinics has long been helping […]

Inverted Nipple Surgery question

Q) I am 14 years of age and have Grade 3 nipples, and I always have. Recently though, I have noticed my nipples have become slightly more visible. They never protrude like normal nipples but I can see them, and occasionally they will protrude enough to look like flat nipples instead of inverted nipples, but […]

Inverted nipple correction

Inverted nipples affect more than 10% of the population and can cause significant distress to those affected. Mr Richards of Aurora Clinics has developed a simple technique for correcting inverted nipples and has noticed a 400% increase in the number of women having this procedure in the last year. A video of the procedure on […]