Gauging of the ears and its repair is a process of stretching out your earlobes progressively with various earlobe gauges and instruments. Although a fashion statement for some people, this presentation can often present a hindrance for a person in the professional world.
There are different ways to camouflage the incisions with this procedure. One option is laser resurfacing with dermabrasion to help camouflage the incision even more.
Restructuring the incision would be another option but unlikely needed. These are some of the things that can be discussed with your doctor. The earliest you can laser the incision would be eight weeks when you can take advantage of the embryologic healing.
Before Otoplasty | Ear Reconstruction for previously Gauged | Stretched | Torn Earlobes
After Otoplasty | Ear Reconstruction for previously Gauged | Stretched | Torn Earlobes
Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.
Earlobe plastic surgery can repair ear rings that were accidentally torn through the earlobe. Over time, heavy earrings can create an enlarged earring hole that can give you an undesirable appearance. The repair for this situation is essentially an excision of the hole and closure with re-piercing at three to six months.
There are other complicated ways of fixing the torn earlobe that can avoid piercing and leave you with an earring hole. Dr. Young believes that the removal of the torn portion of the earlobe with complete closure gives the best outcome.
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