Earlobe Repair
Conveniently Located to serve Cincinnati, Dayton, Centerville, and Louisville

Torn earlobes occur with more regularity than realized. Heavy earrings, excess pulling on the earring, and direct trauma to the earlobe can cause a partial split or complete tear in the ear lobule. Sometimes insurance will cover the repair, but most carriers consider repair cosmetic.

Repair of the earlobe is a brief facial plastic surgery procedure. The incision line that forms may take several months to heal and be less noticeable. Typically, the ear can be repierced about 8 to 10 weeks after repair. Occasionally, a keloid or thicker scar may result. These keloids can be treated with special medicine to help settle the scar.