Restoring Confidence, One Areola at a Time
Areola reconstruction is a cosmetic tattooing procedure that involves using tattoo ink to restore the natural color of the areola. This procedure is typically performed for individuals who have undergone breast reconstruction surgery or those who want to enhance the appearance of their areolas due to changes from aging or other factors. The procedure can last for several years or longer, depending on factors such as skin type and there client’s lifestyle. Areola repigmentation can provide a natural-looking result that can help improve the individual’s self-confidence and quality of life.
Frequently Asked Questions
Areola repigmentation is beneficial for individuals who have undergone breast reconstruction surgery or those who want to enhance the appearance of their areolas due to changes from aging or other factors.
The level of pain experienced during the procedure varies depending on an individual’s pain tolerance, but it is always manageable. We use a topical numbing agent before & during the procedure, if needed, to minimize discomfort.
Areola re-pigmentation can last for several years or longer, but the length of time it lasts varies based on factors such as the individual’s skin type and lifestyle.
The recovery time for areola re-pigmentation is usually minimal. The tattooed area may be slightly swollen and red for a few days after the procedure, and the tattooed area must be kept clean and dry to prevent infection.
Areola repigmentation may be covered by insurance if it is performed as part of breast reconstruction surgery. It is recommended to check with your insurance provider to confirm coverage.