Breast cancer
posted by tara c
20 January 2021

Nipple tattooing

Last reply: 25 days ago

Hi all,

I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer two years ago at the age of 21. I had the standard treatment including mastectomy and immediate reconstruction with an implant. I have been considering getting a nipple/ areola tattoo and I found a tattooist called Aisling mahon in Kildare. I was wondering has anyone else opted to get a nipple tattoo and if so, were they satisfied with the result?

Thank you,



commented by GerMc
22 January 2021

1 month ago

Hi Tara, firstly sorry to hear of your breast cancer diagnosis at such a young age. Hope you are doing ok. I had breast cancer and reconstruction 15 years ago - I also had a nipple tattoo and had that done through the hospital I was attending (the Mater). There was a nurse who did it at the time (not sure if that is still the case but it would be worth looking into). I was very happy with the result - it took two or three attempts but the result was very good. Hope this helps.


commented by tara c
23 January 2021

1 month ago

Thanks Ger, that was very helpful. Hope you are doing well.
Kind regards,

commented by timothywick678
05 February 2021

25 days ago

hopefully, you're doing well try this one make you fell good cheers mates!

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