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Areola reduction is a swift procedure that removes the excess brown area from around the nipple. Areola reduction surgery can be carried out on its own under local anaesthesia or as part of an overall breast reduction or breast lift. Small reductions leave an inconspicuous scar around the base of the nipple. Larger reductions can leave a scar around the edge of the areola.

The surgical procedure, however, is a highly straightforward and quick corrective treatment for areola reduction and has been performed for several decades. It is particularly affective at relieving any embarrassment related to the condition, and can commonly be completed in under an hour with no need for general anaesthetic.

Whatever your requirements, the Cadogan Clinic can provide the leading experts and techniques and in its state-of-the-art facility.


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Variable prices can result from the fact that many of our consultants operate with different fee structures. In all cases, prices will be confirmed to you by your consultant before any treatment takes place.

Nipple Correction: from £1800.  Find out more about our Prices and Finance.

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Your experienced Cadogan Cosmetic surgeon will give you pre-operative advice at your initial consultation and this may include stopping smoking and taking certain medications such as aspirin which will delay your healing.

We recommend that people take one week off work following the areola reduction procedure (more if your job is particularly physical). Strenuous activities, heavy lifting and intense exercise should be avoided for around 6 weeks following your surgery.

You may feel some discomfort in the first 24 to 48 hours following your surgery but this can readily be controlled with mild pain killers.  Once you have been discharged from hospital you will be given pain killers by your surgeon to take as required.

Prices for Areola Reduction at Cadogan Cosmetics begin at £1800.

We recommend that people take one week off work following the Areola Reduction procedure (more if your job is particularly physical). Strenuous activities, heavy lifting and intense exercise should be avoided for around 6 weeks following your surgery.

Areola reduction surgery is carried out regularly as Cadogan Cosmetics, and any risks associated with this procedure are the same as with any other surgical procedure that involves a general anaesthetic if that is what you choose to do rather than local anaesthetic.  There are no specific risks to be concerned about, but your surgeon will explain the areola reduction surgery procedure to you in detail.

An average areola is approximately 4.5 cm in diameter.  A large areola can easily be corrected under local anaesthetic or general anaesthetic at Cadogan Cosmetics.

It’s quick and simple procedure that can be performed on both men and women and involves removing the excess brown or pink area from around the nipple. Areola reduction surgery can be carried out on its own under local or general anaesthesia or as part of an overall breast reduction or breast lift. Small reductions leave an inconspicuous scar around the base of the nipple. Larger reductions can leave a scar around the edge of the areola.

If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your areolas (the brown or pink area around the nipple) then areola reduction surgery can help.  At Cadogan Cosmetics, we are a premier destination for areola reduction in the UK.

If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your areolas (the brown or pink area around the nipple) then areola reduction surgery can help.  At Cadogan Cosmetics, we are a premier destination for areola reduction in the UK.

It’s quick and simple procedure that can be performed on both men and women and involves removing the excess brown or pink area from around the nipple. Areola reduction surgery can be carried out on its own under local or general anaesthesia or as part of an overall breast reduction or breast lift. Small reductions leave an inconspicuous scar around the base of the nipple. Larger reductions can leave a scar around the edge of the areola.

We use a variant of the general anaesthesia technique called TIVA (Total Intravenous Anaesthesia) that is delivered by our team of top anaesthetists. Intravenous delivery enables our anaesthetist team to monitor anaesthetic depth more closely via specialized computers to maintain an optimal level of anaesthesia. This means you will wake up feeling much better than with traditional alternatives and ready to go home shortly after.

What to Expect

Step 1. Optional Free Consultation

We offer a free no-obligation 30-60 minute consultation with one of our specialist patient advisors to help you decide whether surgery is the right choice for you. The consultation will take the form of a discussion with an expert with over 15 years industry experience in which we begin to understand your objectives and the results you want to achieve.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, our advisers can give you all the information you require to choose the right procedure and the right surgeon for you. This is also an excellent opportunity to see our facilities and get a feel for the Cadogan experience.

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Step 2. Surgical Consultation

The next step is to come in and meet your chosen surgeon at the Clinic. We have assembled some of the best surgeons in the world who will use this time to make a comprehensive medical assessment of you and your condition before proceeding with treatment.

In practice this involves a 30-60 minute consultation in which a detailed assessment of the outcomes you can achieve is made and any questions you may have about the procedure are answered.

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Step 3. The Procedure

On the day of your procedure you will be welcomed at the Clinic by your patient advisor and dedicated nursing staff. Following a brief medical check, you will meet with both your surgeon and anesthetist to run through the details of your procedure one final time and answer any last questions you may have.

After the procedure you will recover in the capable hands of your nursing after care team. As we are a day case facility you can expect your recovery to be complete within 2 to 3 hours and able to be discharged from the Clinic the very same day. In some cases patients may wish to stay locally in our exclusive partner hotel the day before or after your procedure.

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Step 4. After Care & Support

Our care and support continues in the days and weeks after your procedure with our complimentary aftercare programme. A series of free appointments will be made with your surgeon and nursing team in order to monitor your progress and recovery, as well as introduce you to several scar minimization techniques and bespoke creams to aid your progress.

Access to our aftercare nursing team is free of charge for a full 12 months after your surgery.

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