For many women the final stage of their reconstruction involves the tattooing of new nipples. Two small coloured circles may seem insignificant, but for many women they represent the end-point in a long and often arduous journey to recover from the trauma of breast cancer.
Reclaim Your Curves recently spoke to Para-Medical and Cosmetic Micro-Pigmentation practitioner Letitia Henderson, founder of In My Skin in Bendigo, Victoria, to find out more about the process of nipple tattooing and their restorative impact.
Jane Goodwin-Moore is a writer and consumer. She interviews Australian health professionals about their role and thoughts on breast reconstruction in Australia