Earlobe Swelling After Reduction

Hi, I had an operation to reduce my earlobes (which was also slightly tilted toward the outside) on 24 June, but now they look horrendously ugly and swollen, as in the picyures, please help!

Doctor Answers (3)

Earlobe Surgery

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The photos you have posted are unclear.  However, this does not appear normal, despite expected postoperative swelling.  It would be best for you to discuss this with your surgeon.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

Earlobe reduction problems

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Not really sure what is going on or what was done.  This does not look normal at all to me.  Swelling occurs after any operation but usually peaks by the second day and then begins to lessen.  Even with swelling this looks very strange.  Please discuss with your surgeon or seek another opinion from a board certified plastic surgeon.

Albert Dabbah, MD
Boca Raton Plastic Surgeon

The reconstruction looks like it is swollen. I would consult with your doctor.

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I would also get second opinions if you are ever questioning how it looks.  But know that most doctors do want the best for you and they are trying there best to get the best results. Below is a video to illustrate our answer better. We have other informative videos and information on our website and a link is included to help you find us.
 

Philip Young, MD
Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
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