Split ear lobes occur mainly because of ear trauma which is caused because of earrings being pulled through the piercing hole or a heavy ornament wearing for long time.
HOW DOES EAR LOBE SPLIT?
Split ear lobe happens because of continuously wearing heavy earrings that lead to a widening of piercing hole. Also, people who do not have an ear pierced, when they wear clip-on earrings that are too tight that it restricts blood flow of the ear lobe, leading to necrosis of part of the ear lobe, causing to split of the ear lobe.
Sometimes, some ear holes are purposely stretched to accommodate large gauge earrings, leading to split ear lobes.
HOW IS SPLIT EAR LOBE TREATED?
The steps to the treatment process include:
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WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE SURGERY?
The split ear lobe surgery being quick and fast. You might be asked to go home immediately. Also, depending on the type of suture material being used, you might be asked to visit again for its removal. You might be asked to keep the wound dry for next single or two days. After that daily wound care might be recommended and also applying cream or ointment might be recommended to avoid the risk of infection or scars.
CHOOSING A SURGEON
To repair the split ear lobes, you might choose a surgeon who has been certified plastic surgeon and also has proper experience in doing so. You should be able to openly discuss everything with your surgeon like if you would like to wear earrings post-surgery so that proper technique could be used.
Dr. Harkirandeep Singh is the best surgeon in Amritsar and has experience of about 6 years. His experience as a plastic surgeon would always give you satisfactory results.