Bermant Otoplasty Plastic Surgery of the Ears

Gauge Earlobe Repair, Reversal, Removal, Reconstruction, and Closing Stretched Earlobes

Repairing gauge ear deformity.

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Gauged Earlobe Reconstruction and Repair of Stretched Ear Deformity

king tut stretched earlobestretched earlobe deformity lohan chinaStretching earlobes has been done for thousands of years. Statues of ancient pharaohs have elongated holes in ears.

Left: Lohan, China, Song dynasty, 11th -12th century

Right: statue of King Tut with stretched earlobes

Not all want to keep a stretched earlobe. Reversal begins by stopping use of gauges or heavy earrings. For many, there will be gradual shrinkage. If tissues have been stretched too far, a significant deformity can remain. How much residual problem will depend on your age, how long the ear has been stretched, and how much stretching the tissue has been through.

Picture gauged earlobe deformity. Picture after repair gauged earlobe deformity.
Picture Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

Her ears, originally were stretched out much more. Surgery should wait until the deformity stops improving. Reconstruction and closing stretched earlobes options depend on the deformity.

Picture stretched earlobe deformity. Picture after repair stretched earlobe deformity.
Picture from Behind: Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

Deformity from behind and the result of Dr. Bermant's reconstruction closing stretched earlobes.

Picture gauged ear deformity. Picture after repair gauged ear deformity.
Picture Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

The ear gauging left only a thin bridge of earlobe left. Repair used what tissue was there.

Picture stretched earlobe deformity. Picture after reconstruction stretched earlobe deformity.
Picture Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

The problem was different for each ear. This left ear was not bad as the other side.

Picture earlobe deformity from stretching. Picture after reconstruction gauged earlobe deformity.
Picture Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

Dr. Bermant's repair reversed the gauge ear defect.

Picture gauged earlobe. Picture after closing gauged earlobe deformity.
Picture Gauge Earlobe Deformity Picture after Reconstruction for Stretched Ear

From the side, you can see the stretched ear deformity and the reconstruction.

The above patient's original stretched earlobe had a much greater defect the first time she came to see Dr. Bermant. After removing her gauges, she shrank down to the size seen in these before surgery pictures.

elongated earlobePatient did not like her stretched out earlobes.

28 year old female

Operation: Gauge Deformity Earlobe Reconstruction

Location Surgery: Bermant Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center (Office Operating Room)

Anesthesia: Local

Right Picture: Buddha statue with stretched earlobes.

Dr. Bermant sees patients from around the world who prefer his techniques. We are glad to help you explore your concerns during and consultation or Preliminary Remote Discussion.

Patients have easy access from Washington,Fairfax,Alexandria,Fredericksburg,Williamsburg,Newport News,Hampton,Virginia Beach,Lynchburg,Roanoke,Charlottesville,Rockville,Richmond,Charlotte, and Raleigh.

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