Earlobe Repair in Manhattan, NYC
As people age, they change their preferences in style, as well as their priorities. What was once a statement during our youth becomes undesirable as we grow older. If you or someone you love feels self-conscious about extended earlobes or holes from ear gauges or tears from other piercings, board-certified Manhattan plastic surgeon and general surgeon Richard W. Swift, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. can help you achieve a more natural, comfortable look.
What Is Earlobe Repair?
Earlobe repair reshapes your lobes to give you a more natural look and contour to your ear. The result is a more pleasing appearance that is more in line with the image you want to project.
Benefits of Earlobe Repair
Adults who have undergone cosmetic earlobe repair emphasize the following benefits, as a result:
- No longer self-conscious about the size and shape of their earlobes.
- Feel elevated levels of self-esteem with a change in their body image and self-image.
- Enjoy an improved quality of life as a result of higher self-esteem.
The Earlobe Procedure
If the earlobe is torn or injured in some manner, Dr. Swift can easily repair any damage and stitch the lobe back together for a more pleasing appearance. If gauges have stretched out the earlobe, the excess skin is removed, and a new lobe is shaped and repaired. Depending on the size of the gauges, sometimes there is little skin left, so the resulting lobe will be smaller than it was previously, but shaped correctly for your proportions.
Preparing for Earlobe Repair
Earlobe and ear gauge repair is generally performed on an outpatient basis with local anesthetics. Dr. Swift will discuss any pre-surgery requirements with you at the time of your initial consultation.
Earlobe Repair Recovery
Earlobe repair will require stitches for approximately 10 to 15 days, depending on the extent of the procedure performed. Some minor pain can be treated with over the counter pain medication, but if the pain becomes unbearable, please call our office immediately. You should see results from the repair immediately, but it may take up to six weeks for the earlobes to heal completely.
Is Earlobe Repair Right for Me?
If you suffer from earlobe damage or are unsatisfied with gauges or other piercings and want a more natural earlobe appearance, earlobe repair can help you refine your appearance and become happier with your general look. Dr. Swift takes great care to explain the procedure, and your complete satisfaction and comfort is his chief concern.
How Much Does Earlobe Repair Cost?
Depending on the extent of surgery required to repair or reshape your earlobes, costs can vary, and Dr. Swift and his expert team will discuss your treatment plans and associated costs at your initial consultation. Most insurance plans will cover repair due to damage but might not cover plastic surgery or specific cosmetic treatments. Dr. Swift accepts payment via cash, check, or credit card, as well as Alphaeon Healthcare Lending as a financing option.
Why Choose Dr. Swift?
Board-certified plastic surgeon Richard W. Swift, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. is recognized as a leading provider of a variety of cosmetic surgeries and treatments to help improve and enhance your natural appearance. A graduate of Yale and Brown University, Dr. Swift has received several prestigious awards for his experience and his expertise in the field of surgery. Dr. Swift consults with patients on a wide range of cosmetic surgery options, including pre- and post-operative care and treatment. Throughout the process, his chief concern is to deliver individual, high-quality care to ensure your complete comfort and satisfaction.
What to Expect During Your Consultation?
Earlobe repair is an important consideration, and Dr. Swift believes your comfort with the procedure and your understanding of each step can help make it easier. He regards your satisfaction as his highest priority, and Dr. Swift and his expert team will always take the time to answer all your questions and concerns.
Change your appearance with earlobe repair in our convenient Manhattan clinic to improve your self-esteem and create a positive body image that lasts. Contact our Manhattan, NYC office to schedule your consultation today.