At Georgia Dermatology Partners, our team of professionals can assist patients with a number of skin and body concerns. Individuals who need to address torn or elongated earlobes caused by trauma or jewelry will want to take time to learn more about repairing their ears with the help of our professionals.
What is earlobe repair?
Earlobe repair is the restoration of the ears after being torn or stretched. This can happen due to trauma, such as an earring being pulled too hard or due to the intentional stretching of the earlobe for the purpose of wearing certain types of jewelry. Earlobe repair is a relatively simple procedure that can be performed in a doctor’s office or clinic.
What are the benefits of earlobe repair?
The benefits of earlobe repair include the restoration of the appearance of the earlobes and the ability to wear certain types of jewelry again. Earlobe repair can also help to improve self-esteem and confidence.
What is the recovery time for earlobe repair?
Recovery from earlobe repair is typically quick and easy. Most people can expect to return to their normal activities within a few days. There may be some soreness and swelling after the procedure, but this is usually mild and will resolve quickly.
What are the risks of earlobe repair?
Earlobe repair is generally a safe and effective procedure that can help to improve the appearance of the ears and restore the ability to wear certain types of jewelry. Earlobe repair can also help to boost self-esteem and confidence. However, as with any surgical procedure, there are some risks involved. These risks should be discussed with a doctor or other healthcare provider prior to undergoing earlobe repair.
The risks of earlobe repair are typically very low. The most typical complication seen is an infection, which can usually be treated with antibiotics. Other potential complications include scarring, recurrence of the earlobe injury, and damage to nearby structures such as the facial nerve.
Are you interested in learning more about earlobe repair surgery?
If you have stretched, torn, or unsightly earlobes caused by trauma or the wearing of heavy, large earrings, you can talk to the physicians at Georgia Dermatology Partners about the benefits of earlobe repair. We have several practice locations throughout Georgia, and calling 770-972-4845 is the first step in learning more!