Ear Lobe Repair
EAR LOBE REPAIR SURGERY IN MUMBAI
One of the most distressing facts for a female is the inability to wear the earing she would want to. Earrings are a very important aspect of dressing for a woman, and most women have their ears pierced very early in childhood. There may be a lot of reasons why the pierced part of your ear has elongated. It can be due to wearing heavy earrings for a prolonged duration, some trauma leading to pulling out the earing suddenly. You may even want a repair after some glue had been used to close the elongated part in the past, and now it has given way.
WHY MAY YOU WANT EAR LOBE REPAIR SURGERY IN MUMBAI?
This is a day-care procedure done under local anesthesia. You will be completely awake during the entire duration of your surgery. First, a local anesthetic will be injected near your ear lobe to make it numb. Once the anesthetic has acted, a cut will be made around the pierced part of your ear lobe. Next, the ragged margins of your pierced area are freshened in the front as well as the backside. After that, stitches as fine as your hair is placed on both sides closing the hole completely for a few weeks. The par is then cleaned and dressed. As the procedure is done under local anesthesia, you can be fit to go home within an hour of the surgery.
DOCTORS VIEW ON RECOVERY OF EARLOBE:
You will have to return for a dressing change 48 hours after surgery. The stitches in your ear will be removed on the 7th day. Now, as the hole has been completely closed, you will not be able to wear an earring for 4 weeks till the stitched area acquires some strength. After 4 weeks, Dr. Ashish Ghuge will help you with the new piercing that needs to be done. After the new piercing is done, you can gradually progress to wear earrings you like over 3 to 6 months. However, it is advisable not to wear very heavy earrings for a prolonged duration of time. This will help you sustain the repair for a longer time.