WHO NEEDS EARLOBE REPAIR SURGERY?
Elongated ear lobe or torn earlobe opening is a common complaint in Indian women due to use of heavy ear-rings from a young age. While a majority of older women come for ear lobe surgery, sometime trauma can also cause tear in the opening warranting a surgery.
DOES ONE NEED TO DO THE PRE OPERATIVE TEST?
A pre - operative laboratory work up is done before the surgery. Diabetics with controlled diabetes can also undergo the surgery.
ARE STITCHES BETTER THAN GLUE?
Dr. Vrushali prefers to go for stitches instead of glue for better and long lasting results. The surgery is conducted in a Minor OT and takes around half an hour for an ear.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SURGERY ?
After the repair surgery, the client is sent home with dressing and postoperative medications and care to be taken. The client is called back on 3rd day to open the dressing and examine the stitches. Once the stitches are checked and healing well, the client is free to leave the stitches open with just an antibiotic ointment applied.
HOW MANY DAYS ONE HAS TO BE WITH THE STITCHES?
The client is called after 2 weeks for stitch removal.
WHEN IS THE NEW EAR PIERCING DONE ?
The new piercing is done after 4 weeks of surgery.