Inverted Nipple and
Areolar Reduction Surgery In Dubai

Inverted Nipple and Areolar Reduction in Dubai

Quick Information

Surgery time

30 minutes to 2 hrs


Surgery is done in general anaesthesia administration.

Night or day stay

Surgery is done on an outpatient basis.

Recovery Period

The sutures will recover in one week. You can get back to work in one to two weeks. Complete recovery may require months.

Post-operative Care

The surgeon will ask to avoid strenuous exercise that can hamper surgery.

Inverted nipple and Areola reduction surgery is a simple procedure to reduce the diameter of either one or both areolas. It can be performed alone or in conjugation with a breast lift,  breast reduction, breast augmentation, nipple inversion correction. The areolar reduction is recommended to change the shape and size of the areola permanently.

If performed alone, it is performed with local anaesthesia, and a numbing cream is applied, followed by an injection to numb the surgical area. Dr Tahir, one of the pristine plastic surgeons in Dubai, makes the best possible efforts to make surgery comfortable and less embarring.

When Is The Surgery Required?

A significant female population has inverted nipples. This is because the milk ducts are too short, also acting as an impediment to lactating mothers. However, Inverted nipple and areolar reduction in Dubai is looked upon as a restorative surgery which is done for the following reasons:

  • Inverted nipples can make women insecure, self-conscious, and embarrassed.
  • Fix asymmetry.
  • When too many connective tissues block milk ducts causing nipple inversion.
  • Correcting flat or wider areola.
  • Surgery is required in breast reconstruction.

Procedure Of Inverted Nipple And Areolar Reduction In Dubai

For the surgery of inverted nipple and areolar reduction in Dubai, the surgeon will take the following course of treatment.

  • First, the surgeon will discuss medical history and your expectations. Then, the surgeon will analyze breasts to plan for the surgery.
  • The surgeon injects a numbing lotion or injects general anaesthesia to numb pain sensations during surgery.
  • Then, the surgeon makes tiny incisions carefully at the base nipple to adjust the nipple’s protrusion and areolar part. The surgeon also detaches and re-attaches milk ducts in the right position to help women for milk traction while nursing their babies.
  • Once done, the surgeon closes the incision and also provides post-op recovery instructions.

Frequently Asked Questions

This varies from patient to patient depending upon age, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. These procedures may last for a more extended period, but the factors mentioned above can interfere with the result’s longevity.

When performed alone, it will take 30 minutes; otherwise, it will take longer.

The incision can be painful; hence the surgeon uses prolonged acting anaesthesia for pain management. A protective dressing is also applied to make you feel comfortable.

The procedure is designed to address large nipples and areolae. You are an eligible candidate if you dislike the size and shape of the nipples or areolae. It would be best if you had good health and realistic expectations for the procedure.

You may feel reduced sensitivity, scarring, infection, asymmetry, poor nipple sensation, and numbness of the nipples. Breastfeeding difficulties may occur sometimes.

The recovery period of an inverted nipple and areolar reduction surgery in Dubai is just two days as it is a minor procedure. Avoid any heavy strenuous exercise that causes sweating, jerks, and arm movements in the initial days.

What Makes Dr. Adnan Your First & Best Choice?

Dr. Adnan Tahir is a UK-trained plastic surgeon and is registered with the UK General Medical Council. He started his career in Plastic Surgery in 2003 after completing his basic surgical training from the Royal College of Surgeons, leading to MRCS (Eng). After passing the prestigious FRCS (Plast) examination by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2012, he finished his board certification leading to CCT and entry into GMC’s specialist register for Plastic Surgery in the UK.

Dr Adnan is dedicated to ensuring that patients understand the pros and potential cons of any treatment, and making sure that they understand how any surgery would alter their bodies. Being trained in the UK, his surgical standards and techniques are undoubtedly exceptional.

He believes in making a difference in the life of his clients and patients. He aims not only to perform accurate plastic surgeries but offer treatments that would benefit them for a lifetime. Dr Adnan also strives to dedicate time to charitable causes; helping those who are unable to afford health care.

For over 15 years, Dr. Adnan has been practicing aesthetic surgery procedures such as
liposuction, tummy tuck, gynecomastia, and most actively, breast augmentation.

Patient Testimonials


“I think the great thing about working with Dr Adnan is he really allows you to explore different treatments to make you more confident.”

Breast Augmentation

“I was really satisfied with the results. The first few days I had to keep the dressing on, but I could already see the results and it changed my life.”

HD Liposuction

“Once I met him, it changed my mind actually. If I didn’t get the surgery, I don’t think I would be on this track right now, confident, happy with my body, working out, and doing pilates every day.”


“I feel generally more confident going out, speaking to people, and not turn my head to the side just to feel comfortable. It’s the best confidence I’ve had.”

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Valiant Clinic

City Walk 13th Street