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Tribal Earlobe Repair

A tribal lobe repair is the corrective surgery for earlobes that have been stretched by Tribal ear piercings (flesh tunnels).

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 16th May 2024

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Tribal lobe repair surgery will allow the earlobe to repair fully by removing any damaged excess tissue from the hole in the earlobe which has been caused by stretching. Tribal lobe repair surgery is conducted under local anaesthetic and is a relatively quick and simple procedure.

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

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