There a several reasons clients present for ear lobe repair. One of the most common reasons is after dilation of the ear lobe due to gauges have been placed. Gauging of the ear lobes is a every growing, popular act month a broad range of groups in the Western World. Gauges are also referred to as tunnels, cogs, caps, or plugs use to expand the ear lobe tissue. Another reason is  due to a trauma resulting an ear lobe tear.

The simple ear lobe repair will assist with closing the dilated loops, or tears. This will help you reverse the effects of having gauged ear rings or repair a traumatic tear. Reasons many individuals undergo an earlobe repair ranges from professional career choice, social settings, age related factors, change in style, to parent pressure.


After thorough evaluation, consultation, and  care plan is developed, A simple out-patient procedure will be performed to close the dilated ear lobe loop to reverse damage and return the earlobe to as close as normal a possible.

It is always encouraged by our providers to bring a pre-gauged earlobe picture or pre-trauma picture to the consultation.


After consent is obtained and care plan is developed, your ear lobe will be thoroughly cleaned jchlora-prep and/or butadiene. After local anesthesia is administer for your comfort well will stabilized the site using a chalazion clamp or hemostats. Using a scalpel the edges of the internal portion to the dilatated loops are excised and de-epithelialized  to created a fresh wound.  This will allow us to suture the edges back together and allow the wound to heal.  There will always been a risk of have scare tissue after the site healed.

Patient has responded very well to this procedure and you will be given strict post care instructions.

What To Expect From Ear Lobe Repair

medical devices | items

-Injtectable Lidocaine

-Medical Scalpel





-Sterile gauge

-Bovie cautery pen

- Medical Scissors

timeline for results

-Closure will be immediate, swelling, inflammation, temporary minimal bleeding may occur, sutures can be removed in X days by our Nurse Practitioners and that is included in the cost of the items below. 

pain level


length of appointment

You will be surprised to know that it only takes about 45 minutes to repair one earlobe. For both lobes, approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour may be needed to complete them both.

Average Recovery Time

-A Band Aid will be placed on the ears post procedure. Triple Antibiotic Ointment will be used to take care of the ear lobe itself as well as other post care instructions provided and discussed with our Nurse Practitioner the day of the procedure. Suture removal will occur in 10 days from the Ear Lobe Repair at our office. 


-Unrealistic expectations

-Bleeding disorders

-Keloid scar history

-Anti-coagulation therapy

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