Torn Earlobe Repair

Dr. Niamtu is concentrating on aging face surgery such as facelift and eyelids and is not currently seeing earlobe repair patients. He is referring these patients to his partners. This page is for informational purposes.

Repair of Torn Earlobe, Richmond VAEar lobes can become stretched or torn from heavy earrings or from trauma such as catching an earring with a hairbrush, children pulling them by catching sweaters while pulling over the head, bath towels, phone cords, etc. Earlobe repair is easily done and is performed in the office with a simple 15 minute procedure with local anesthesia.

Some patients do not want to go without earrings and the ear lobe can be repaired and an earring placed at the same time in most cases.


The video below shows Dr. Niamtu performing an earlobe repair with radiowave technology. This technology (like lasers) allows bloodless surgery which means faster healing and less pain and bruising