Nipple piercings after breast reduction

I had a breast reduction in early August 2018 and I want to get my nipples pierced. I was wondering if I was good to go ahead or need to wait a little longer for healing?

Healing should generally be sufficient for piercing after 6-8 weeks. However this is a question best answered by your own surgeon, based on his or her techniques and knowledge of your recovery and healing. I suspect your surgeon's office would be happy to hear from you and answer your individual question. Give them a call. Best Wishes.

Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS
Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS
615 Halton RdGreenvilleSC29607US

Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS

615 Halton Road, Suite 100, Greenville, SC,
29607-3403, US

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There is no reason you cannot get nipple piercings 9 months after a reduction procedure. In fact, if your nipples have lost some sensation, it makes the piercings a little easier so for for it.

Curtis S. F. Wong MD
Curtis S. F. Wong MD
1950 Rosaline AveReddingCA96001US

Curtis S. F. Wong MD

1950 Rosaline Avenue, Suite F, Redding, CA,
96001, US

Thank you for asking. Usually patients have healed to the maximum level after 6 weeks but talk with your plastic surgeon about your specific case. Hope this helps! Best wishes!

David C. Yao, M.D.
David C. Yao, M.D.
5010 E Shea BlvdPhoenixAZ85028US

David C. Yao, M.D.

5010 E. Shea Blvd, Suite 175, Scottsdale,
AZ, 85254, US