Posts Tagged ‘ nipples ’


“Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off” Goes Viral!

I wish I could figure out the secret to making an article (or a blog post) go viral.  I’ve written several articles for CNN.com, with two having gone viral in the last several months.  Last week my most recent CNN.com article (Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off) exploded, garnering over 10,000 Facebook recommendations and God-knows-how-many reads.  […]


Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off

  I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts are at great risk of losing their nipples. […]