Big vs Small Nipples

Part 3: An Interesting Trend

I previously mentioned that the pendulum is now swinging towards smaller implants. I have noticed another trend and this was also demonstrated by Harley Street’s, The Plastic Surgery Group: a breast with a smaller nipple-areola-complex (NAC) is rated as being more attractive than one with a larger NAC. Consultant plastic surgeon, Dan Marsh, who is a former colleague of mine in Britain, said that his team had “noticed a trend towards patients choosing a smaller diameter nipple when they are offered a choice of nipple sizes.”

Traditionally in breast reductions, lifts, and reconstruction procedures, the ‘nipple-areola markers’ are typically 46mm in diameter, however, it is evident that a single nipple size is not appropriate for all. As I have always said, one size does not fit all, which is why it is important to have a considered and transparent discussion with your doctor.

With ‘breast’ regards,

Dr. Niro Sivathasan
Senior Cosmetic Surgeon
Cosmétique
[email protected]
(08) 6117 0622

<h4>Dr. Niro Sivathasan</h4><p>BSc (Hons), MB, BS (Lond), DRCOG, AesthMed Board Cert. (AAAM), GradDipAesthMed (UK), PGCert BA, MRCS (Eng), AFACP, DU (Paris), FCPCA, FFMACCS, FACCS, FASCBS, FAACS​</p>

Dr. Niro Sivathasan

BSc (Hons), MB, BS (Lond), DRCOG, AesthMed Board Cert. (AAAM), GradDipAesthMed (UK), PGCert BA, MRCS (Eng), AFACP, DU (Paris), FCPCA, FFMACCS, FACCS, FASCBS, FAACS​

Multiple postgraduate qualifications in general surgery, cosmetic surgery, and aesthetic medicine, were gained in America, Australia, and Britain. Now, ‘Dr. Niro’ is exclusively in private clinical practice and is a senior trainer and K.O.L. (key opinion leader) for the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries (since 2014).

He has published over 35 medical articles, spoken at conferences around the world, written book chapters, and is reviewer and editorial committee-member for various medical journals in addition to being a recognised medical educator on the national and international stage.