Earlobe Repair Atlanta, GA2021-07-20T23:53:47-04:00

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Repairing your earlobes ensures you can wear your hair any way you choose without any concern. If your earlobes are damaged or are sagging because of age or heredity, an earlobe repair or reduction can give you the confidence to show off your ears once again.
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Pull back your hair.

Repairing your earlobes ensures you can wear your hair any way you choose without any concern. If your earlobes are damaged or are sagging because of age or heredity, an earlobe repair or reduction can give you the confidence to show off your ears once again.
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Earlobe Repair Atlanta, GA

Historically, earlobes have been adorned with precious gems and metals, often to signify the social status of a person. Today, earrings continue to be popular indications of personal style and social status. Some people wear gauges which stretch the earlobe. The gauge size is increased slowly to eventually create a large hole in the earlobe which can become problematic.

This practice has grown in popularity in mainstream fashion. However, earrings and earlobe stretching can damage the earlobe to the point where cosmetic surgery is needed. Others have worn heavy earrings for so long that the lobe is stretched and the earlobe is distorted. Earlobe repair and reduction can correct tears that may lead to infection and improper healing. In most cases, patients who undergo earlobe repair are able to continue wearing pierced earrings after the earlobes heal.

Being a candidate for earlobe repair is based on the individual patient’s needs and physical characteristics of the earlobes. There are three common types of repair:

  • Earlobe Tear: Simple tears in the earlobe can result from wearing heavy earrings or earrings being pulled out. The injury results in earlobe clefting or a bifid earlobe. This type tear will not heal and close by itself. Surgical repair of the earlobe will be necessary to repair an earlobe tear.
  • Earlobe Gauges: Earlobe gauges, or earlobe plugs, became a popular practice in recent years. As trends come and go, patients are likely to desire the removal of the gauges. After the gauge is removed, the hole will shrink a little bit over several months; However, the earlobe will not completely revert to its pre-stretched state and will be permanently deformed without repair. In some cases, the earlobe deformity can be quite severe causing complex ear reconstruction surgery.
  • Earlobe Deformity: Sometimes patients are born with deformed earlobes that do not conform to the shape of the face. Dr. Farzad R. Nahai can reshape and contour earlobes to have a softer appearance and more closely match a patient’s facial symmetry.

Earlobe repair and reduction procedures repair torn and overstretched earlobes, as well as reduce the natural size of the earlobe. Patients who have very thin earlobes and wear heavy earrings may find that their earlobes stretch over time. Patients with pierced ears are also at risk for having earrings ripped out of the ears causing the lobe to tear. While earlobe stretching is popular, some patients change their minds and want to reverse the effects.

Earlobe Repair surgery is a relatively minor surgery that requires only local anesthesia. The procedure typically requires only about 20 minutes per ear. In most cases, tissue does not need to be removed, unless the skin has already begun to heal. The earlobe is sutured together, and healing typically takes only about one week.

Earlobes that are naturally elongated benefit from earlobe repair and reduction surgery. To perform this surgery, a triangular piece of tissue is removed from the earlobe. The earlobe is then sutured, and healing takes about one week.

Each patient is unique; therefore, results of treatment may vary.

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Earlobe Repair

Historically, earlobes have been adorned with precious gems and metals, often to signify the social status of a person. Today, earrings continue to be popular indications of personal style and social status. Some people wear gauges which stretch the earlobe. The gauge size is increased slowly to eventually create a large hole in the earlobe which can become problematic.

This practice has grown in popularity in mainstream fashion. However, earrings and earlobe stretching can damage the earlobe to the point where cosmetic surgery is needed. Others have worn heavy earrings for so long that the lobe is stretched and the earlobe is distorted. Earlobe repair and reduction can correct tears that may lead to infection and improper healing. In most cases, patients who undergo earlobe repair are able to continue wearing pierced earrings after the earlobes heal.

Being a candidate for earlobe repair is based on the individual patient’s needs and physical characteristics of the earlobes. There are three common types of repair:

  • Earlobe Tear: Simple tears in the earlobe can result from wearing heavy earrings or earrings being pulled out. The injury results in earlobe clefting or a bifid earlobe. This type tear will not heal and close by itself. Surgical repair of the earlobe will be necessary to repair an earlobe tear.
  • Earlobe Gauges: Earlobe gauges, or earlobe plugs, became a popular practice in recent years. As trends come and go, patients are likely to desire the removal of the gauges. After the gauge is removed, the hole will shrink a little bit over several months; However, the earlobe will not completely revert to its pre-stretched state and will be permanently deformed without repair. In some cases, the earlobe deformity can be quite severe causing complex ear reconstruction surgery.
  • Earlobe Deformity: Sometimes patients are born with deformed earlobes that do not conform to the shape of the face. Dr. Farzad R. Nahai can reshape and contour earlobes to have a softer appearance and more closely match a patient’s facial symmetry.

Earlobe repair and reduction procedures repair torn and overstretched earlobes, as well as reduce the natural size of the earlobe. Patients who have very thin earlobes and wear heavy earrings may find that their earlobes stretch over time. Patients with pierced ears are also at risk for having earrings ripped out of the ears causing the lobe to tear. While earlobe stretching is popular, some patients change their minds and want to reverse the effects.

Earlobe Repair surgery is a relatively minor surgery that requires only local anesthesia. The procedure typically requires only about 20 minutes per ear. In most cases, tissue does not need to be removed, unless the skin has already begun to heal. The earlobe is sutured together, and healing typically takes only about one week.

Earlobes that are naturally elongated benefit from earlobe repair and reduction surgery. To perform this surgery, a triangular piece of tissue is removed from the earlobe. The earlobe is then sutured, and healing takes about one week.

Each patient is unique; therefore, results of treatment may vary.

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TESTIMONIALS

“Dr. Nahai has been great to work with over the years. He is always knowledgeable and willing to listen to your exact requests. I would highly recommend Dr. Nahai and his staff to anyone who is in need of a plastic surgeon.”

Sarah H.
“My wife and I have been going to Dr. Nahai for about 10 years now. He is one of the nicest, most professional doctors we have. He’s always prompt, friendly, and professional. We’re always happy with our treatments. He is a great doctor, and we will continue to see him as long as he practices. Thank you, Dr Nahai!”
Kurt D.
“I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Nahai. I was very apprehensive, and he was calm and supportive through the whole process. I am 67 and had my eyelids done, full face, and neck lift. I wanted to look [rested and natural.” Both were achieved. I absolutely love the new me. I highly recommend Dr. Nahai.”
Charlene M.

“Dr. Nahai has been my plastic surgeon for five years. He is absolutely amazing. Talented, qualified, thoughtful, capable! He has a great office staff as well.”

Barbara R.
“Dr. Nahai is a great surgeon. He did a great job of repairing a Mohs surgery scar on my lower lip.It was life-changing! Thanks, Dr. Nahai.”
Dan B.
“Happy to have experienced a bit of an uplift to my smile and a return to the lips I remember from my 30s. Nice, natural look, but a welcomed change.”
Melinda L.

“Came very highly recommended by friends and also fellow nurses who have worked with him. I was very pleased with the consultation, and I’m very excited to have him do my surgery.”

Jigana P.
“Dr. Nahai is an incredibly talented physician. He takes time to listen to you and answer all questions. His goal is your complete satisfaction, and he takes pride in achieving that. He and his staff are efficient, kind, and professional. His follow-up care is also outstanding. I highly recommend him!”
Marsha H.
“Dr. Nahai is the best. I have gone to him for many years, since needing a facial scar revision in the mid-2000s, for a multitude of cosmetic issues. I highly recommend his skill, talent, creativity, and warm personality. I always leave the office feeling that my questions have been answered and concerns taken care of. And looking great, of course!”
Tracy D.
“I couldn’t be happier with the procedure from Dr. Nahai. Having the chin lift was the best thing I could have done. I had the typical turkey neck, but no more. Everyone in Dr. Nahai’s office is great. I would highly recommend for any procedure.”
Marsha R.

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