Split Earlobe Repair Chicago

Split ear lobes can be repaired in 7 minutes. A split earlobe, known in medical terminology as a bifid lobe is commonly caused by heavy earrings or trauma.  The most common  traumatic event  is that of an infant grabbing that sparkling thing and not letting go.  The repair requires stitches which must be removed in approximately 2 weeks.  The ear can be repierced 6 weeks after the repair.