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Split Earlobe Repair Surgery

Split earlobe repair surgery, is a quick and efficient way of repairing stretched or split earlobes.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 16th May 2024

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What is Split earlobe repair surgery?

Split earlobe repair surgery is conducted under local anaesthetic, and is a relatively quick and simple procedure. Your consultant plastic surgeon will remove the edges of the torn lobe then fine sutures will be used to ensure the earlobe is accurately repaired, this ensures a normal natural earlobe is created to enhance your natural ear shape.

What causes earlobes to split?

Earlobes can split from pierced ears gradually enlarging from wearing heavy earrings. On other occasions, when the lobe can split, is when an earring is forcefully pulled.

Our consultant plastic surgeons offers a private split earlobe or tribal earlobe repair surgery.

We have a team of Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons who offer the latest in non-invasive cosmetic treatments to suit individual needs.

If you are considering Split ear repair surgery you can book a consultation with one of our Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons to gain a full understanding and a chance to ask any concerns you may have with the treatment.

All our Consultant Plastic Surgeons are fully qualified surgeons, listed on the General Medical Council’s (GMC) Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery, and also a member of the British Associated of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

Ensuring you receive the highest level of care and attention regarding Split ear repair.

If you would like to find out more, you can book a consultation with one of our Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons to discuss possible surgery.

The most suitable type of treatment for you will be discussed at your appointments with your surgeon.

Before considering treatment it is also important to be aware that all procedures carry a certain amount of risk and it is important that you understand the risks involved with Split ear repair.

Key facts about the procedure