Torn Earlobe or Gauge Repair

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How & where is it done?

Torn earlobes are very common.  Repair is a very simple procedure that can be done in the office with local anesthesia.  You are free to return to full activities right after.  The sutures are removed in 10 days and your ear can be re-pierced in 6-8 weeks.

What are some potential complications of torn earlobe repairs?

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Unfavorable scarring
  • Asymmetry of the earlobes

 

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