Ear Lobe Repair
Overview Of Procedure
Sometimes the hole of a pierced ear can become stretched, elongated, or even split completely. This is most likely due to a combination of wearing heavy earrings while frequently using the telephone.
If this describes your ear(s), there is something that can be done, in as few as 30 to 45 minutes. A little anesthetic is placed into the lobe, and the elongation or split is very carefully cut out. Then some very fine sutures are used to close it up, and these are removed a week later. Re-piercing can then be done in another six to eight weeks.
Most people in the Dallas/Plano/Southlake area do not realize how minor (and affordable) this procedure is. Don't wait any longer! Call today to schedule your earlobe repair.
Ear Lobe Repair FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is ‘earlobe repair?’
Earlobe repair is a procedure that corrects elongated, or torn earlobes, usually caused by heavy earrings and continuous telephone use.
How is an earlobe repair performed?
A small amount of local anesthetic placed into the lobe, and high precision instruments are used to carefully excise the skin around the discrepancy. Then a few very tiny sutures are placed to bring skin edges together, and these stay in about a week.
Can I have my ear re-pierced after this procedure?
Yes, in most cases you can. This is done about 6 to 8 weeks after the sutures are removed.
How long does the procedure take?
You will be surprised to know that it only takes about 30 minutes to repair one earlobe, and for both lobes, approximately 45 minutes are needed.