Nipple Piercings - How soon?

The information in this section is made available through the generous support of Dr. Grant Stevens.

How soon after my breast surgery can I get my nipples pierced?

It is advisable to wait until healing is nearly complete to minimize chances of infection or hampering the nipple's blood supply.  This usually amounts to 3-6 months after surgery.

You can also learn more about Nipple Repair here

  • Friday, 15 June 2012