Earrings serve to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the ears, they can lead to changes in the earlobes over time. They can cause stretching, enlargement, and tearing of the earlobes. Additionally, keloids can also occur.
Earlobe repair Surgery can easily correct these problems and restore the previous appearance of the ear(s).
Your Personal Consultation
During the initial consultation, you may be asked to look in a mirror and point out exactly what you would like to see improved. This will help Dr. Boss to understand your expectations and determine whether they can realistically be achieved.
Maintaining a Relationship with Dr. Boss
You will return to Dr. Boss' office for follow-up care at prescribed intervals, at which time your progress will be evaluated.
Please remember that the relationship with Dr. Boss does not end when you leave the operating room.
If you have questions or concerns during your recovery, or need additional information at a later time, you should contact him.
How EARLOBE REPAIR is Performed?
Under local anesthesia, stretched or torn earlobes are reduced to their natural size through carefully placed incisions. If keloids are present, these are removed and the maximal amount of normal tissue is preserved. A new piercing can be performed at the time of the procedure. The procedure lasts 45 minutes or less.
Your Surgical Experience
The goal of Dr. Boss and his entire staff is to make your surgical experience as easy and comfortable for you as possible.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You can expect to return to work or normal activities immediately following the procedure. Wound care instructions will be provided to promote healing. At your return visit a week later, a new gold-studded earring can be placed to mature the new piercing. These will remain in place for 4-6 weeks before exchanging them for normal earrings.
Fortunately, significant complications from otoplasty are infrequent. Every year, many thousands of people have their EARLOBE REPAIR, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results. Anyone considering surgery, however, should be aware of both the benefits and risks.