Earlobe Repair

Rediscover the joy of wearing your favourite earrings with professional earlobe repair services in Adelaide. Our specialists are experts in restoring earlobes damaged by stretching, tearing, or other issues. Regain your confidence and enjoy a perfect fit with your earrings. Book your consultation today for expert earlobe repair in Adelaide.

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Earlobe Repair - Adelaide

Like objects around us that wear out over time and with use, certain parts of our body are naturally prone to changes too.  Our earlobes are no exception and suffer from stretching and loss of volume. Our earlobes are often overlooked and neglected when it comes to our aesthetic appearance and goals.

You are most likely wearing a pair or two of earrings as you are reading this; there is nothing wrong with this, though, as wearing earrings can show a sense of style. But did you know that wearing earrings for a long time can not only cause redness? It can also cause earring holes to gradually enlarge.

Like most areas of our face, earlobes can become droopy and deflated, too, as time goes by, due to a decrease in collagen and elastin production in our body.  Advanced Cosmetic Medicine’s Earlobe Rejuvenation is here to do the wonders on your earlobe concerns.

ACM is here to restore your earlobes, creating a well-shaped and youthful look.

Our qualified professionals are here to tend to your needs and concerns. 

To experience this treatment, book an appointment with us.  



The Benefits

1.Improved Appearance:

Earlobe repair can restore the natural shape and contour of the earlobes, enhancing overall facial symmetry and aesthetics.


2. Increased Confidence:

Repairing stretched or torn earlobes can boost self-esteem and confidence, allowing individuals to feel more comfortable and confident in their appearance.


3.Ability to Wear Earrings:

For individuals with stretched or torn earlobes, earlobe repair enables them to once again wear earrings, expanding their options for accessorizing and self-expression.

4. Comfort:

Repairing stretched or torn earlobes can alleviate discomfort associated with the condition, such as irritation or pulling sensations caused by heavy earrings or the weight of the stretched tissue.

5. Restoration of Functionality:

Earlobe repair restores the functionality of the earlobes, allowing them to support earrings securely and comfortably without risk of further stretching or tearing.

6. Prevention of Further Damage:

By addressing stretched or torn earlobes promptly, earlobe repair prevents further damage and deterioration, preserving the integrity of the earlobes for the long term.

How it works

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Why have earlobe rejuvenation?

Earlobe rejuvenation procedures are sought for various reasons, primarily to address signs of aging or aesthetic concerns in the earlobes. As people age, the earlobes can lose volume and elasticity, becoming elongated, wrinkled, or saggy. This can be particularly noticeable for individuals who have worn heavy earrings over the years, leading to stretched or torn earlobes.

Additionally, sun damage and genetics can contribute to the aging process in the earlobes.

Common procedures for earlobe rejuvenation include restoring lost volume,  tightening and smoothing the skin with laser therapy or microneedling, and repairing tears or stretching with surgical techniques like earlobe repair or reduction.

Ultimately, earlobe rejuvenation aims to enhance the appearance of the ears, helping individuals feel more confident and satisfied with their overall look.

Earlobe repair for stretched and torn earlobes

Earlobe repair for stretched or torn earlobes is a common cosmetic procedure aimed at restoring the natural appearance and structural integrity of the earlobes. Stretched or torn earlobes can result from a variety of factors, including wearing heavy earrings over an extended period, trauma, or deliberate stretching practices like gauging. These conditions can cause the earlobes to become elongated, thin, or even completely split, leading to cosmetic concerns and discomfort.

The surgical techniques used for earlobe repair in these cases depend on the severity and nature of the damage. For minor tears or stretched piercings, primary closure may be sufficient. This involves trimming away any damaged tissue and suturing the edges back together to facilitate healing and restore the earlobe's shape.

In cases of more extensive damage or stretched earlobes, flap reconstruction or Z-plasty techniques may be employed. Flap reconstruction involves using adjacent tissue to fill in the defect and reconstruct the earlobe's shape, while Z-plasty utilizes Z-shaped incisions to redistribute tissue tension and improve scar appearance.

For patients with significant tissue loss or distortion, cartilage grafting may be necessary to provide structural support and restore the earlobe's contour. This involves harvesting cartilage from another area of the body, such as the ear's upper portion, and grafting it into the earlobe to rebuild its shape and strength.

Regardless of the specific technique used, earlobe repair surgery is typically performed under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis. Recovery times vary depending on the extent of the repair but generally involve minimal discomfort and downtime. Patients are advised to avoid wearing earrings or putting pressure on the earlobes during the healing process to ensure optimal results.

Overall, earlobe repair for stretched or torn earlobes can provide significant cosmetic and functional improvements, restoring confidence and comfort for individuals affected by these conditions. Consulting with a qualified plastic surgeon or dermatologist can help determine the most appropriate treatment plan based on individual needs and goals.

Earlobe Surgery

Surgical Earlobe Repair

Dr Targett also offers earlobe surgery. Often people decide that they do not like having a very large hole in their ear. With earlobe surgery, the hole can be successfully sutured closed again for a more natural appearance.

Before & After

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The Doctor

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Dr Rahma Targett

Dr Rahma Targett is a General Practitioner(FRACGP), with a specialty in Cosmetic Medicine. She founded Advanced Cosmetic Medicine in 2016 and has since become well known as a trusted and in demand Cosmetic Physician in Adelaide.  She has a Diploma in Dermoscopy and  a Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr Targett is a leader in her field and regularly attends Cosmetic conferences to keep up to date with modern aesthetic techniques.  At advanced Cosmetic Medicine you can always be reassured that you will be welcomed and treated personally by Dr Rahma Targett.



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How to get my earlobe repaired?

The first step is to book an appointment with us at Advanced Cometic Medicine with Dr Targett. A physical assessment and medical history review will be performed at your appointment to ensure your safety and recommend to you the best type of surgery needed for your concern.


Who can get this treatment?

Yes. Although some may call the repair an earlobe surgery, which makes the procedure sound intimidating, today’s methods for treating and repairing damaged earlobes have made the procedure simple yet both safe and effective. The procedure may be done in a surgery clinic, you can go home once the doctor decides you are good to go.

Can stretched or droopy earlobes be repaired?

Yes. One of the benefits of earlobe repair is the restoration and rejuvenation of stretched earlobes to bring back their original shape.


Can I get a new piercing after an earlobe repair?

After the procedure, there may be a small scar on your ears which will show some redness. Your earlobes should look completely normal first if you decide to get your ears to get re-pierced. For safety and an optimum result of the earlobe repair, you need to wait for approximately 3 months to see the procedure’s fully healed and visible results, or as prescribed by your clinician.