Nipple Reconstruction and Tattoo




Tattooing

This was a lot more appealing to me than grafting the nipples from another part of my body. About two months after nipple reconstruction I had the areolas tattooed on and now I'm done with my "makeover." For the first time in my adult life I can go without a bra...it is terrific. A heck of a thing to have to go through to get nice breasts and a flat stomach!



Tattooing


Tattooing
 

Photos courtesy of Show Me (2nd Edition), A Photo Collection of Breast Cancer Survivors' Lumpectomies, Mastectomies, Breast Reconstructions and Thoughts on Body Image, published by Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. This book is now out of print.

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