Blog Series on Breast Reduction: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know.
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.