Earlobe Surgery – Split
Split earlobes are commonly caused by trauma or prolonged use of heavy jewellery.
28yr old man with longstanding tribal ears, poor quality skin and tissue from the stretching. Repair under local anaesthetic, with early post op scars, which will fade nicely with time.
Tribal ear lobes are more complicated requiring reshaping of the stretched poor quality skin to make a “new earlobe”
Young women who underwent ear lobe reduction under local anaesthetic
Ear lobe reduction requires careful planning to hide the scars as much as possible into natural folds in the ear/cheek junction.