Ear Lobe Repair
Surgical repair of the ear lobe can be done as an office procedure under local anesthesia.
Tear of the lobule can be produced by long standing use of heavy jewellery on the ear, trauma or sometimes produced by a tug on the earring.
It may vary from a partial tear , elongated hole to a complete tear. It can occur in both ears in case of practice of wearing heavy jewellery.
Ear lobes can be repaired under local anesthesia . the procedure usually takes about 30-45min. post operatively the patient is advised a course of antibiotics and pain killers. The sutures can be removed on the seventh post operative day.