Month: March 2014

What is 3-Dimensional tattooing for nipple reconstruction in breast reconstruction?

Either in lieu of a formal nipple areolar reconstruction or in terms of augmenting a reconstructed nipple, tattoo artists can add effects such as various shades and darker ‘shadow’ areas next to a nipple tattoo to cause the effect of a ‘3-dimensional’ tattoo. It is certainly a thought, though may not be covered by all …

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What is the difference between a breast lift and a breast augmentation?

A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a procedure that ‘lifts’ primarily the nipple/areolar area along with the lower portion of the breast; it will involve removal of a small amount of breast tissue and primarily skin.  A breast augmentation usually involves placement of an implant to increase breast volume and size.

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