Earlobe repair is often performed on individuals who have experienced a tear in either one or both earlobes. This can be caused by wearing heavy earrings or an accident where the earring has been ripped entirely through the earlobe. Gauged ears are also a growing trend where individuals purposely stretch the earlobes to various sizes using a gauged instrument or earring. Some individuals wish to reverse the size of their gauged ears for either personal or professional reasons.
As damage incurred in the earlobes is often so individual, there are a number of techniques that Dr. Khanna / Dr. Sapra may use to achieve the greatest result. For patients with mild damage, TCA may be used to improve the appearance of the ear. Sometimes injections of Sculptra® or Hyaluronic acid fillers can also be used to plump up the appearance of aged earlobes. Fillers earlobes. If there is significant damage, or a full tear, surgical earlobe repair – gauge repair will normally be performed under local anaesthetic. An incision may be made to complete the tear in the ear. Dr. Khanna will then use stitches to restore the ear to a more natural state.
To find out if earlobe repair – gauge repair is right for you, please contact our knowledgeable staff at our Oakville office, between Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario. If you are ready to schedule for consultation, Dr. Julie Khanna is able to provide her patients with all of the information that they will need to make the most informed decision.