When Mary Hauser had a prophylactic mastectomy, she lost her breasts but found a new career.

Rather than save her nipples, she opted for a less-common approach: a three-dimensional nipple tattoo.

Finding an Indiana tattoo artist skilled in the craft of nipple tattooing proved near impossible a few years ago. So after Hauser traveled to Cleveland for her own tattoo, the former medical transcriptionist sought training to offer women in Indiana the service.