Earlobe Repair

Earlobes—the part of the ear that typically consists of a small, cartilage-free patch of skin—can become tornsplit or ripped. This can occur for a number of reasons, ranging from accidents, specific lobe-expanding jewelry (such as gauges) or heavy earrings.

If you're suffering from torn earlobes and would like to discuss earlobe repair, please call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Is Earlobe Repair Right for Me?

Earlobe repair is a useful procedure for most everyone suffering from torn earlobes, split earlobes or elongated piercing tracts. These conditions can occur in people of nearly any age and either gender.

When earlobes are damaged, stretched or split, it can cause pain, look unsightly and make earrings difficult or impossible to wear. If you're suffering from any of these issues, you don't have to live with damaged earlobes. Repair is possible with earlobe reconstruction, also known as otoplasty.

How Does Earlobe Repair Work?

Earlobe repair is a relatively simple cosmetic surgery procedure. The exact nature of the earlobe repair depends on your specific needs as a patient and the level of damage to your lobes. During the procedure, the earlobe is slice and sutured back together.

This allows the ear to heal and retake its original shape and length. Because the amount of incisions and damage during earlobe repair are minimal, complications are rarely an issue. The only way to see if earlobe repair surgeryis a fit for your damage lobes is to work with a professional cosmetic surgeon.

Schedule Ear Reconstruction Today

Ear repair surgery might just restore your confidence and allow you to wear your favorite earrings again. If you're interested in rejuvenating your lobes, please call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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