Will my Embedded Studs Leave Scarring?

I got my ears pierced a week ago, but unfortunately I had to take them out today because they got embedded in my earlobe. What's left are holes shaped like my studs of aproximately 3mm wide and 1mm deep. The wound is closed up already, will I be left with scars and if so can they be fixed?

Doctor Answers 1

Earlobe scars

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Dear ElineF,

  • It will be swollen for a few weeks because of the recent piercing
  • Give it 6-8 weeks to let it heal before doing anything
  • It should likely heal so that when you get it re-pierced, you won't see any scar

Best regards,

Nima Shemirani

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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