3-D NIPPLE
Whether a patient decides to have surgical nipple reconstruction or not, the re-pigmentation of the areola complex or 3-D tattooing is always performed in three dimensions in order to provide a realistic outcome.

There are a number of techniques for breast reconstruction but for re-pigmentation, there is just one technique and that is tattooing.

The re-pigmentation of the areola complex is possibly the last procedure after complete reconstructive breast surgery that you will need. Although some women select not to have their nipple re-constructed, the three dimensional effect can be achieved by utilizing multiple colors.

Since every individual’s skin is unique, the application time varies with every patient. Most patients will not feel any discomfort although sometimes incision sites will feel a little more sensitive.  Topical anesthetics will be used if this occurs.  The newly pigmented areola is extremely bright in color. An exfoliation process will take place approximately four to seven days later to reveal only a pale color. The true outcome of the procedure can only be seen in approximately five to six weeks.

After reviewing the download, please feel free to contact Elaine at [email protected] if you have additional questions.
Hey there Elaine!

Just touching base with you to say...WOW! The 'girls' look complete now! I did not think that trompe l'oeil of my reconstructed breasts would really make any difference at all... Boy was I wrong!

Instead of reconstructed breasts made from transplanted abdominal 'excess' that I did not care who saw, they now feel 'completed' and 'normal'. I have regained some of the modesty previously lost to multiple surgeries and all the necessary 'clinical' review & inspection that goes along with that.

Thank you for your kindness and your INCREDIBLE artistic talent. I am so thankful that Dr. Larson brought us together. You are a genuine Tucson Treasure that we are so blessed to have in our midst!


Thankfully,          
Kris B.          

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Close up Detail

Healed areola - close up detail
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B3-D Nipple (no reconstructed nipple
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Repigmentation of a single areola is always more difficult and tricky
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Repigmentation of a single areola
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The field of permanent cosmetics is not a regulated industry in the State of Arizona. There are many providers offering this service that are not credentialed. As per the HB 2666-441-H, it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of tattooing out of a home. Make sure you research your provider. The two national organizations offering certifications are the American Academy of Micropigmentation (A.A.M.) and the Society of Permanent Makeup Professionals (S.P.C.P.). In order to keep their credentials, providers must obtain a certain amount of continuing education credits every year.



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