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Split ear lobes are commonly caused by wearing heavy earrings, multiple piercing or accidental tugging on the earlobes by a child pulling on their mother’s earrings.

Procedure

The repair is done by injecting local anesthetic in the ear lobe followed by repair of the torn edges by taking sutures. A dressing is applied at the completion of the procedure.

Post-Operative 

  1. Review consultation in 2 days Redressing is done.
  2. Suture removal after 8-10 days.
  3. Re-piercing can be done after 16 weeks.

Risks

  1. Keloid Scar
  2. Hypertrophic scar
  3. Infection
  4. Asymmetrical ear lobes
  5. Non-healing or a wound breakdown
  6. Delayed Healing

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