After earlobe reduction (not full otoplasty), are full contact sports okay?
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After earlobe reduction (not full otoplasty), are full contact sports okay
Contact Sports After Earlobe Procedures
Thank you for your question. I typically recommend that my patients avoid contact sports for at least 2 weeks or until the repair is well-healed. Also, I prefer that the patient schedule an appointment to have their stitches removed and for me to evaluate the site before clearing them for contact or water sports. Ear guards or padding may be considered depending on the location of your incisions and the duration of time after your procedure.