ABOUT Earlobe Repair

Earlobe Repair

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your earlobes? While piercing may contribute to your look, it often places the earlobes at risk for tearing, stretching, or keloid scarring. If any of these cosmetic concerns are present, or if you are discontent with the natural appearance of your earlobes, earlobe repair surgery is an exciting option you may consider.

Greenberg Cosmetic Surgery offers advanced procedures including earlobe repair to not only improve your profile but restore self-confidence. Dr. Greenberg, a nationally renowned cosmetic plastic surgeon, leads his team in providing superior care and a fulfilling treatment experience. If you would like to learn more about this exciting procedure or any of our other services, contact us today to schedule your initial consultation!

About Earlobe Repair

All patients have very distinctive reasons for considering earlobe repair. Accidents can occur at any given time in one’s life that may result in traumatized tissue.  An earring could get caught up in a piece of clothing and cause a tear. Heavy or large jewelry can lead to stretched or enlarged earlobes with consistant wear. Whatever your reason may be, earlobe repair surgery can be performed to either remedy the earlobes natural appearance or to correct a tear, stretch, scar, or damage from a previous piercing or accident.

Who may be a candidate for earlobe repair surgery?

Ideal candidates for this exciting procedure are those who:

  • Are unhappy with the natural appearance of their earlobe
  • Experienced trauma or damage to the earlobe from an accident
  • Noticed stretching or tear after a prolonged period of wearing heavy jewelry

If you are interested in learning more about earlobe repair surgery, contact us today to schedule your consultation. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you may have about this exciting opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!

What can I expect from my earlobe repair procedure?

Your individual circumstances will ultimately determine the approach taken towards your procedure. Dr. Greenberg and his team perform a variety of techniques, some of which include:

  • Sealing the tear or traumatized area
  • Redistribute tissue
  • Reshaping the ear to achieve greater facial harmony

What can I expect in terms of recovery?

Following your earlobe repair procedure, you won’t be required to take any pain medication. However, our team can refer you to preferable brands of over-the-counter medication for greater comfort. All patients will be advised to refrain from intense physical activity and to set aside a few days of downtime after your procedure date. Additionally, we will provide you a set of after-care instructions to achieve an optimal recovery.