Over the last 10 years, nipple and areola reconstruction for people who’ve been through breast cancer treatment has advanced greatly. In addition to surgical reconstruction, cosmetic tattooing has become a more popular choice for those who have undergone a mastectomy (removal of the entire breast). 

Nipple-areola tattooing is a type of reconstruction that involves tattooing a nipple on the skin and adding color and shading in such a way that it looks three dimensional and hyperrealistic.

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