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Lobuloplasty, risks and benefits of this procedure

To correct alterations such as tears or changes in the lobes, Lobuloplasty is the best option. The procedure is an outpatient procedure that does not require an operation in the operating room to improve the aesthetic appearance of the ear.

The Lobuloplasty It is a surgical procedure in which alterations such as tears or dilations of the lobes. This surgery is used for aesthetic purposes to obtain results that give the natural shape of the lobe, in some cases, it is performed to close the hole or perforation that prevents the earrings from being used properly. It is also done for people who want close the holes where piercings and expanders are placed in the ears.

Currently there are several techniques that can be used for Lobuloplasty. However, to determine which one will be chosen, it is necessary to go to the Specialist’s office to analyze the case in a personalized way, evaluating solutions, risks and other factors to provide the best results to the patient.

How do I know if I am a candidate for Lobuloplasty?

All people over 12 years of age can be candidates for Lobuloplasty, also It will depend on the case of each patient and their previous studies. carried out by the Specialist.

Risks of Lobuloplasty

As in any surgical intervention there are certain risks, in the case of Lobuloplasty this is very low.

For the risks to intensify, there are factors such as the bleeding and healing process of each patient. Therefore, it is important to follow the care indicated by the surgeon.

The main risks within Lobuloplasty are:

Care before and after Lobuloplasty

At the first appointment with the Specialist, an initial assessment will be carried out to evaluate the case and determine the best technique to practice, in addition to a detailed clinical history to confirm that the patient is suitable for the procedure, ruling out any underlying diseases that contraindicate it. The process is outpatient and local anesthesia is used.

At the end of the procedure, the patient can go home. During the first two postoperative days, recommends not performing physical activity even though this procedure does not cause disability. In addition, you must attend your check-ups indicated by the Specialist to observe the evolution of the procedure and control the healing process.