Earlobe repair

Recover this area of your body with the most advanced surgery

Lobe repair surgery

The ears play a fundamental role in balancing the proportions and symmetry of the face. Unfortunately the earlobe is easily susceptible to injury from trauma, dilation or the use of earrings. Problems with the earlobe are surprisingly common.

The earlobe is the under, fleshy part of the ear. This area It consists of a delicate piece of skin composed of fat and skin. Due to its delicacy, this area can split or tear due to heavy slopes or too stretched dilations; as well as because of accidents of another type.

Luckily, plastic surgery allows you to repair an earlobe that has been damaged by almost any cause.. Although each case is different, in the consultation we will study your situation and tell you how you can recover an attractive earlobe thanks to our exclusive treatment.

What is earlobe repair?

Earlobe repair is a minor, quick and simple surgical procedure to correct split, torn or torn and/or stretched lobes. It is performed under local anesthesia and is a short procedure that provides excellent results and requires little downtime.

Before starting the procedure, a topical anesthetic cream will be applied to the earlobes before injecting local anesthesia into the lobe. Once the area is numb, the ear will be cleaned and sterile cloths will be placed around it.

The technique for correcting a stretched earlobe will vary slightly depending on the shape and size of the earlobe; but in general, a section of tissue will be removed and the open ends will be re-sewn with absorbable stitches, after which a bandage will be applied.

For whom is earlobe repair recommended?

Ideal candidates for earlobe repair are men and women who are in any of these situations:

Ear lobe repair is a suitable procedure for anyone who has worn large, heavy jewelry in the past or suffered an injury that has damaged the earlobes. People who have naturally large earlobes or whose earlobes have enlarged with age may also wish to undergo this procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions About Earlobe Repair

It is recommended that you wait for the lobes to fully recover from the repair before re-drilling them and using earrings.. The time you normally have to wait is a minimum of 3 months after the earlobe repair procedure.

The results of earlobe repair surgery are permanent, so unless you decide to stretch your earlobes or wear certain earrings that can re-stretch or dilate your ear, the results of earlobe surgery shouldn’t be affected.

With any cosmetic plastic surgery procedure there are possible side effects in terms of infection, bleeding, and scarring. In our practice We will guarantee you the highest standards of care and also provide you with all aftercare instructions to minimize all risk after the procedure.

Earlobe repair is a procedure with very little discomfort. The recovery period is usually very fast.

In most cases there is no discomfort. Bruising and swelling are temporary phenomena and are expected to disappear in a few weeks after the intervention. Once the repair is completely healed, you can re-pierce the ears if you wish.

You should avoid wearing turtleneck sweaters or bringing your phone close to your earlobe for a week after the procedure. You should also avoid direct sun exposure in the area and avoid using harsh soaps to ensure excellent healing.

You can return to work immediately, as earlobe repair surgery requires no downtime. However, you can consider having the procedure at the end of the week so that you can rest throughout the weekend. All aftercare indications will be provided at your consultation.

Any surgical procedure will leave a scar, although in this case we will use precise methods to minimize it. As part of aftercare, the use of a healing gel is recommended to help reduce healing and protect the healing wound from sunlight.

The price of earlobe repair surgery will vary from patient to patient. There are a number of factors that influence the final cost of the procedure, including the following:

  • Whether it is one or both earlobes.
  • If the corrections are complex, such as large lobes by the use of tribal dilations.
  • If the patient wants a reduction of the earlobe.

In order to provide you with a total budget for earlobe repair surgery, it is necessary that you book an appointment at our office. There we can give you an approximate estimate before your lobe repair procedure.


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