Category: Surgical Procedure Information Video Areola Reduction

Areola Reduction – What is the recovery period?

In this episode of our Areola Reduction series, we cover the recovery period and how long you will be out of action for. An areola reduction is a relatively small surgery, and is performed under local anaesthetic, which means your recovery time will not be as long as a more invasive procedure. The first week […]

Areola Reduction – What scarring should I expect following surgery?

In this latest video of our Areola Reduction FAQ series we discuss the scarring you should expect post surgery. Scarring is something that everyone is concerned with and is a focal point for most patients when coming in to discuss surgery. With an areola reduction, the scarring is actually quite minimal. You will have something […]

Areola Reduction – Will I lose any sensitivity in the area?

Mr Richards brings up the topic of sensitivity following an areola reduction procedure in this video. Many people question whether you will still have the exact same sensitivity after surgery. The main nerve that supplies the breast, areola and nipple is located around the side of the breast. It is usually visible during a breast […]

Areola Reduction – When can I drive again after surgery?

In this video, part of our Areola Reduction FAQ series, Mr Richards talks to us about when you can resume driving following surgery. With an areola reduction procedure, there are factors to consider before returning to driving. The procedure is performed under a local anaesthetic usually. We don’t think you are fit to drive away […]

Areola Reduction – What is an areola reduction procedure?

In this edition of our Areola Reduction FAQ series we cover the basics of the surgery, basically what it is and what it involves. The areola, is the circular brown area that surrounds your nipple. Areola Reduction simply reduces the size of your areola, or can even it up. Areolas vary in size and it […]

Areola Reduction – When can I resume regular physical activity after surgery?

Mr Adrian Richards is bringing you another FAQ video response in our Areola Reduction series, this question is all about the resumption of exercise and physical activity post surgery. Firstly, it is important to note that everyone heals differently. Some people heal very fast, and their scars come on leaps and bounds in a very […]

Areola Reduction – How small can you have the areola?

In this episode of our Areola Reduction FAQ series we discuss how small you can have your areola. The average size of an areola is around 4.5cm in diameter, which is really what we aim for during surgery. However this can depend on your breast size and shape, so sometimes slightly bigger may be more […]

Areola Reduction – How painful is it during and after surgery?

In this video of our Areola Reduction FAQ series we answer the question of how painful the surgery is, and also the recovery. The actual surgery itself is considered a minor operation, which means it can very safely be performed under a local anaesthetic. However if it is combined with a more invasive surgery then […]

Areola Reduction – How do you know if you are suitable?

Here we have another video in our FAQ series for Areola Reduction. Mr Richards discusses the topic of suitability for the procedure. It is quite strange, as this is a question we get asked all the time. Usually it is an afterthought, as a combination surgery on top of a breast enlargement, or reduction. The […]

Areola Reduction – What happens if I gain or lose weight after surgery?

This video is part of our Areola Reduction FAQ series. During this series Mr Adrian Richards, the surgical director of Aurora Clinics gives video responses to many of the questions we get asked on a regular basis. This video covers the topic of post surgery, gaining or losing weight. Now this is always a topic […]

Areola Reduction – Can it be combined with other procedures?

This video is part of our Areola Reduction FAQ series. During this series Mr Adrian Richards, the surgical director of Aurora Clinics gives video responses to many of the questions we get asked on a regular basis. This video covers the topic of other procedures that can be combined with an areola reduction. You can […]

Areola Reduction – Can I breastfeed following areola reduction surgery?

This video is part of our Areola Reduction FAQ series. During this series Mr Adrian Richards, the surgical director of Aurora Clinics gives video responses to many of the questions we get asked on a regular basis. This video covers the topic of breastfeeding. We find breastfeeding is a question we get asked a lot, […]

Areola Reduction – Are there any common complications?

This video is part of our Areola Reduction FAQ series. During this series Mr Adrian Richards, the surgical director of Aurora Clinics gives video responses to many of the questions we get asked on a regular basis. This video covers the topic of common complications that can occur during areola reduction surgery. The risks are […]

Areola Reduction – What type of anaesthetic is used for an Areola Reduction?

This is one of our video responses in our Areola Reduction FAQ series. This series is dedicated to answering specific questions via video response to the most common and frequently asked questions we get during consultations and via email. This video is all about anaesthetic. With an Areola Reduction, you can have either local or […]

Areola Reduction

An areola reduction is a procedure to reduce the size of the areola, which is the dark circular area surrounding the nipple. According to medical studies, the ideal diameter for an areola is 4.7cm for a woman of average height. Many people have areolas larger than this average, and they think it looks out of […]

Areola Abnormalities

Mr. Adrian Richards describes the 3 types of Nipple Aureola Abnormalities and what treatments are suitable for each type of abnormality. Nipple Aureolas can be too large, asymmetric or puffy and can be addressed with minor surgical procedures. For more information or should you wish to book a free consultation with our specialist plastic surgeons, please call […]