The main reasons patients seek dermatological treatments for their earlobes are:
• removal of lesions such as nevus, keratoses and even skin tumors;
• treatment of unsightly scars – keloids;
• surgical repair of earlobe cleft;
• to fill the earlobe to enhance its aesthetic and functional qualities.
Earlobe reconstruction surgery
Indicated for repairing clefts caused by earrings, reamers or even skin sagging. The earlobe is composed only of skin, muscle and fat. In this way, it is more likely to tear than other parts of the ear.
Earlobe reconstruction surgery is a procedure that can be done in the office under local anesthesia. Recovery is quick and painless.
Various surgical techniques can be performed; in one of them it is possible to keep the earring after surgery, but most of the time, or the new hole will only be made after the wound has completely healed, about two months after the procedure.
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