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Earlobe Fat Grafting

  Like all other facial areas, the ear undergoes its own aging issues. The portion of the ear that is comprised of cartilage is rigid and undergoes little change throughout life. But the earlobe is different because it contains no structural support. It is composed only of skin and fat and is attached to the Read More…

Earlobe Reduction and Facelift Surgery

  A facelift is a very well known facial rejuvenation procedure that has its primary effects on the addressing loose skin and tissues in the neck and jawline. While there are a large number of iterations and varieties of described facelift techniques, they all require incisions around the ears to create their desired effects. While Read More…

Repair of the Large Gauged Earlobe

  Gauging the earlobe through sequential expansion devices seems relatively new, but it is a custom in some cultures that dates back well into antiquity. It is the earliest form of tissue expansion and proves that even the smallest body structure can be modified by simple pressure. While it is a fashion statement for some Read More…

Management of the Earlobe in Otoplasty

  Otoplasty is a common and extremely effective procedure for treating ears that stick out too far. (protruding ears) It is one of the most satisfying of all the facial plastic surgery procedures. It achieves its effects by reshaping the ear cartilage to give it a better shape through the creation of an antihelical fold Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? The Injury Prone Earlobe

  During this past Sunday’s NFL game between the Houston Texans and the Denver Broncos, Houston quarterback Matt Schaub suffered a vicious and illegal hit to the head by a blitzing Denver linebacker. Besides knocking his helmet off and flattening him on the ground, part of his earlobe was torn off. (inactuality the earlobe appears Read More…

Split Earlobe Repair with Immediate Earring Insertion

Earlobes in females are almost always adorned with either ear rings or stud wear for much of their life. Since the earlobe is the part of the ear that has no cartilage, any weight on the earlobe must be borne by the skin and the little bit of fat that lies between the front and Read More…

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