After surgery, expect swelling that will resolve within 2-4 weeks. This swelling will make the breasts appear somewhat larger than they will ultimately be when healing and recovery is complete. [...]
If your nipple and areola are removed and repositioned via a skin graft you will not be able to breast feed.
Those at a higher risk of complications and compromised results include smokers and patients with multiple medical problems, including diabetes and autoimmune diseases.