Earlobe Repair

Earlobe Repair

Otoplasty, also called ear repair, is a reconstructive surgical procedure that improves the appearance of the ears. Most patients get earlobe repair with Dr. Rosenberg to reverse sagging and reduce enlarged earlobes. Earlobe repair is a procedure developed to revitalize the ears’ natural shape. As an expert in earlobe repair, Dr. Rosenberg has performed hundreds of procedures on patients to improve the appearance of their ears with advanced techniques. Earlobe repair is safe for women and men of all ethnicities.

The advantages of this treatment include:

The Treatment

Soft earlobes can become torn from gauging or stretching earlobes. Dr. Rosenberg can repair damaged earlobes with reconstructive surgery techniques at our Beverly Hills office. Most procedures are performed using local anesthesia, and mild sedation is available. The procedure removes the excess skin while making small flaps of skin to redistribute and contour the earlobe to a natural shape. We’ll use small sutures to secure the placement of the reconstructed ear. The treatment takes less than one hour to complete.

Earlobe Repair FAQs

Most patients wait six weeks after the procedure to re-pierce their ears.

Patients are advised to wait one day after surgery to shower and wash their hair. Be careful not to scratch or disrupt the earlobe when putting on clothing. Avoid laying on a flat surface after surgery. You may lay on the opposite side while the earlobe heals.

An earlobe repair surgery requires no downtime. You may get minimal discomfort for the first day after the procedure. Most patients resume their daily routine on the same day of treatment.

Yes. You may get tender, swelling, numbness, and skin discoloration as the incisions heal. These symptoms subside within a few days.

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