Earlobe Surgery

Earlobe Surgeries in Baltimore

Many people don’t realize that repairing their damaged or torn earlobe holes is a fairly simple process. In many cases, people are able to have their ears pierced once again after their incisions have healed.

Baltimore plastic surgeon Paul R. Ringelman M.D., F.A.C.S is an expert in earlobe surgery and is committed to helping his patients achieve natural looking results. Board Certified Dr. Ringelman does this by taking time to consider your individual concerns and goals for your earlobe repair surgery so that you are comfortable throughout the process.

What is Earlobe Surgery?

Your earlobes can become damaged from a variety of events. Heavy jewelry, gauge earrings, and aging all have an effect on the elasticity and the shape of your earlobes.

If you have torn, enlarged, or damaged earlobe holes, you may benefit from earlobe repair surgery. Repairing your ears can help you wear the earrings that you wish to again, bring back confidence and symmetry to your face.

How is Earlobe Surgery performed?

Local anesthesia will be administered before your earlobe procedure to ensure you are comfortable throughout the surgery. Dr. Ringelman will remove the damaged ear tissue and then repair the site with sutures. Most earlobe surgeries take just around 15-20 minutes to complete.

What is the Earlobe Surgery recovery like?

There is little to no downtime associated with earlobe surgery, allowing most of Dr. Ringelman’s patients to return to work or school soon after their procedure. Frequently, the sutures are absorbable and do not need to be removed. Once your ears are fully healed, you may have them re-pierced and begin to wear earrings again like nothing ever happened.

Why choose Earlobe Surgery?

“Baltimore Magazine” Top Doctor Paul R. Ringelman M.D., F.A.C.S can offer you the best care and attention for your earlobe surgery. He will be able to answer questions or concerns you may have about the procedure in your initial consultation, as well as ensure that your surgery is specific to your ear and beauty goals. If you have been struggling with your torn or damaged earlobes, restoring confidence with repaired earlobes is easier than you thought.