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Earlobe Repair

Earlobe Repair – Torn, stretched or just large earlobes may be repaired or reduced by meticulous surgery under magnification and using the finest “hairs-breadth” dissolving stitches to carry out the repair. This procedure is a walk-in walk-out operation under local anaesthetic.

How can I help with Earlobe Repair?

Earlobes can become torn or distorted through the use of heavy earrings or deliberate “gauging” to dilate a piercing. As we age also the earlobe tends to become larger and droop which some people find undesirable.

It is rewarding to carefully and meticulously rectify these issues through delicate surgery carried out under local anaesthetic. The difference it can make in someone’s life is often greater than I imagine and that is very satisfying to see.

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Simon Payne
MD, MB ChB, FRCS (England),
FRCS (Gen Surg)

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Find out how I can help

If you’d like to find out more about how I can help with Earlobe Repair then an initial consultation can be arranged at your convenience.

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What is Earlobe Repair?

Earlobes can be torn or stretched due to a number of reasons, such as wearing heavy earrings or accidentally catching them on something. This can cause the lobe to become thin and misshapen, and in some cases, completely tear away from the head.

Earlobe repair is a relatively simple procedure that involves stitching the lobe back together. It can be done under local anaesthetic as a day case, and the results are usually very good.

If you have stretched or torn earlobes, then earlobe repair may be a good option for you. The procedure is relatively simple and can be done under local anaesthetic. Results are usually very good, so if you are unhappy with your earlobes, then please book a consultation today.

What does the treatment for Earlobe Repair involve?

The treatment for a damaged earlobe involves meticulous surgery to re-establish the original shape of the earlobe. The skin is then closed with very fine stitches. The scar from this surgery is usually barely visible.

Earlobe repair is a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed under local anaesthesia as an outpatient procedure. It only takes a few minutes to repair each earlobe.

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Recovery from Earlobe Repair

Healing takes a couple of weeks, after that the tiny stitches will fall out and dissolve.

What you can expect from Earlobe Repair

The earlobe will throb and be swollen for the first couple of days but after that, it settles quickly and then you can start to appreciate the new appearance.

The Horndean Clinic

Our friendly team is based in the Horndean Clinic in Waterlooville near Portsmouth, UK. It’s wheelchair accessible and we adhere to current COVID-19 regulations. We look forward to welcoming you to the clinic after you have booked your consultation.

The Horndean Surgery
The Doctors Surgery,
London road,
Horndean.
PO8 0BN

Frequently Asked Questions About Earlobe Repair

If you have torn or stretched earlobes, then earlobe repair may be a good option for you. The procedure is relatively simple and can be done under local anaesthetic. Results are usually very good, so if you are unhappy with your earlobes, then please book a consultation today.

The cost of earlobe repair surgery can vary depending on a number of factors, such as the location of the clinic and the type of anaesthesia used. I charge £650-700 for one earlobe, both earlobes are £1300

The earlobe repair procedure is minimally invasive and can be performed under local anaesthesia as an outpatient procedure. It usually takes a few minutes to repair each earlobe. Most people are able to go back to work the next day. The stitches will need to be removed after about a week. There may be some bruising and swelling.

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