Repair Torn or Stretched Earlobes with a Reconstruction Surgery

"...My ears healed ahead of schedule and look amazing. No one even believes me when I tell them I used to have 25mm holes in my ears. Best decision ever!"

Stretched earlobes due to gauges or torn earlobes from injury can be solved with a simple in-office procedure by a trained cosmetic surgeon who specializes in plastic surgery procedures.


What are the benefits of earlobe correction surgery?

If you have stretched earlobes from gauges, we can repair them with a simple 45 minute procedure and restore your natural earlobe with minimal scarring!

  1. Earlobe repair restores your ear’s normal contour and natural appearance to damaged earlobe.
  2. Wear earrings again! Stretched earlobes may prevent you from being able to wear your favorite earrings, but with earlobe repair surgery you can enjoy wearing earrings again.
  3.  Get your confidence back. Stretched or damaged earlobes may have a negative impact on a person’s self-esteem or in extreme cases  Addressing

The procedure is gaining popularity as the population that was into the gauge style is aging and want a more professional look. If you have been wearing large earrings that have left your lobes sagging, or your earlobes have been torn or damaged, earlobe repair surgery is a safe and simple solution.

Once your ears have healed following ear reconstructive surgery, the scars are barely noticeable! This is the reason 97% of people who have undergone this procedure feel that it is worth it and have no regrets.

People wear earrings to improve their looks. Damaged or sagging earlobes might impact your self image negatively. In addition, if your earlobes are damaged you cannot wear “normal looking” earrings. This is not just another cosmetic surgery procedure out to alter your looks, this is a quick and easy procedure to restore ears normal appearance.

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Voted one of America’s top surgeons in the field of Cosmetic Surgery by Consumer’s Research Council of America.

As founder and CEO of Chicago Breast & Body Aesthetics, Dr. Truong has shared his surgical artistry with patients from all over the country as well as clients abroad.

Dr. Truong holds three board certifications including the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Truong is a well-respected among patients and peers and holds a long list of academic awards and professional accolades.

Dr. Truong has earned the reputation as “Dr. Breast & Body” has performed thousands of successful surgeries and is well known for his surgical artistry. He specializes in body sculpting including Lipo 360, Breast Enhancement, Gynecomastia Removal, Fat Transfers, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Labiaplasty and Mommy Makeovers.

Dr. Truong likes to share his surgeries, before afters and other practice news on his popular Instagram page @chicagoplasticsurgery


Dr. Pey-Yi Kevin Lin is a board certified plastic surgeon in Chicago who emphasizes tailored care and treatment to each individual patient.  His interest lies in body contouring procedures to help patients reach their desired body.  He specializes in breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, tummy tuck, liposuction, and buttock augmentation surgery.


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Everything You Need To Know About Earlobe Repair Procedure

What is earlobe repair surgery?

Earlobe repair is a form of cosmetic surgery designed to repair damaged earlobes. The procedure is performed to repair torn, overstretched or sagging earlobes from either from wearing large earrings and ear gauges, or damaged from some form of trauma.

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What are some common reasons for getting earlobe repair surgery?

Earlobe repair is usually done to correct stretched earlobes from heavy earrings or gauges. In many cases, patients will opt to have ear-gauge holes closed when they decide to join the military, police, or start jobs where it is physically limiting, distracting, or not socially appropriate for their profession or job.


How are stretched earlobes from gauges repaired?

There are several different techniques used to repair stretched earlobes. If the defect is small (less than 1cm) The can be de-epithelialized and closed, leaving a small scar on the earlobe. For larger defects or if no scar is desired on the earlobe, a wedge excision technique can be used. With the wedge technique, the entire area of the earlobe which is stretched is completely removed and the remaining earlobe is re-attached, leaving a hidden scar where the earlobe meets the cheek.


How are stretched earlobes from gauges repaired?

Depending on the surgical technique used, earlobe repair can take 30min to 1 hour. Earlobe repair can be done under local anesthetic and you do not have to go to sleep to have it done.


Is earlobes from gauges repaired?

Depending on the surgical technique used, earlobe repair can take 30min to 1 hour. Earlobe When local anesthetic is used you should not feel any pain. You may have some soreness after the anesthetic wears off, but the pain is usually mild and easily controlled with over-the-counter pain medication like Tylenol.


Is there bad scarring after earlobe repair?

Scarring depends on the technique used. With simple closure, a small scar will be visible on the earlobe. With wedge resection and reconstruction, the scar is hidden where the earlobe attaches to the face. Once healed the scar is almost invisible. In rare cases, Keloids or abnormal scarring can occur on and around the ear which may require additional treatment.

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