It is estimated that over 10% of the UK’s population of adult women have inverted nipples. Some of these women feel self conscious about their appearance and seek inverted nipple correction.
The nipple on a breast is the outlet of many milk ducts that are connected to the breast glandular tissue. Milk that is produced in the mammary glands travel through the milk ducts to exit at the nipple. Excessively short milk ducts or excessive tissue in the nipple can result in an inverted nipple. Inverted nipples can either affect one or both breasts. The majority of cases with inverted nipples are harmless however if you suddenly develop nipple inversion, it is worth getting this checked as it could also point to a more serious diagnosis such as breast cancer.