If you are unhappy with the size or the shape of your earlobes, you can consider an earlobe reduction and reshaping procedure, which helps to correct your issues with the earlobes and other aesthetic concerns of the ears in the same procedure.
This procedure removes excess skin from the ear and reshapes it to the desired size and shape.
The size of our earlobes is dependent on a few factors such as genetics and age. Wearing heavy earrings can also cause our earlobes to droop making you appear older than you are.
Depending on the problem, earlobes can be reduced with two types of procedures. Let’s take a look at these procedures.
During your first consultation, you and your surgeon will discuss your preferred size, position, and type of procedure. Additionally, you will discuss on the following things:
It is important to give honest answers with regards to your medical history. This allows your surgeon to make accurate and safe decisions with regards to the procedure. Inform your surgeon about any medications, surgeries, or allergies you have/had. You must also inform your surgeon if you have diabetes, circulatory problems, thyroid problems, and other health issues if any.
Your surgeon will conduct a physical examination of your ears and help to identify any problem areas that can be treated with earlobe reduction.
After this, you and your surgeon will discuss the options available and the possible results with each option. Once the treatment plan has been decided for you, your procedure will be booked. Before the procedure, you must:
Earlobe reduction is conducted as an out-patient procedure, meaning you will not be required to stay overnight at the hospital if all goes well. Earlobe reduction should take approximately 90 minutes and involves the following steps:
He will help you during consultation to find the best customised procedure for your needs.
All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. The procedure should be carried in a safe environment and in an accredited clinic. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome could occur occasionally. Major complications are rare.
who is a candidate
for Earlobe Reduction
Individuals with the following issues are suitable for earlobe reduction:
Earlobe reduction surgery is not recommended for individuals with a history of keloids and patients with severe scarring.
What to expect?
for Earlobe Reduction