Elongated or completely torn earlobes are esthetically unpleasant and needs a correction. Earlobes are delicately built with connective tissue and hence lacks firmness when compared to other parts of the external ear. It is quite normal for the ear lobes to stretch and lose its elasticity after frequent usage of heavy earrings in the past.

Auroplasty or ear lobe repair is a minor surgical procedure to correct torn ear lobes after years of earring usage. This is a day care procedure and Dr. Prince plastic/ cosmetic surgeon performs ear lobe repair under local anesthesia. It usually takes about an hour to correct the damaged or torn ear lobe.