Will my nipple change color after a breast reduction?
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Blog Series on Breast Reduction:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know.

Number 8/10:

Q: Will my nipple/areola complex change pigment/color after a breast reduction?

A: The darker your skin pigment is, the more likely you are to lose some of the nipple/areola pigment. However, the pigment typically returns in full a few months following surgery. In the rare incident that the pigment does not return 100%, you may tattoo the area.