Hi, I was wondering if anyone has had nipple reconstruction and then had 3D tattoo over the reconstruction?
the reason I ask is that I had DIEP reconstruction both sides 2 years ago. Because of covid my adjustments and final stages have been delayed. I have a lump of scar tissue that needs removing and my surgeon said he can do nipple reconstruction at the same time. I’ve had two pre-ops so far that have expired but have just had a letter with a new pre-op date in November. I have been reading and told that the reconstructed nipples tend to go flat fairly soon after being done. Is this flat flat as if they were not there or does it have a slight bump still? Then again many comments on the nhs tattoos fading. I’m thinking perhaps have the nipples created and then save the money and have a 3D tattoo over the nipple. Has anyone done this can the tattoo artist do the 3D affect over a reconstructed nipple and would the combination give a slight raised feel even once flattened?