Ear Lobe Repair Brisbane

Earlobe repair surgery, which is a procedure to revise the skin around unsightly large holes from stretchers or from ear “gauging”.

Stretching of the ear lobes can also occur from wearing heavy ear jewellery over a long period of time, as well as from ageing.

What can we do with Earlobe surgery?


  • Repair large stretched earlobe & holes from stretchers
  • Repair Torn earlobes
  • Reduce the size of the hole from heavy earrings
  • Reduce the size of hole from ageing
  • Reduce and adjust the size of earlobe to suit the face
  • Keloid scar management
  • Correct Pixie Earlobes (Pixie earlobes can occur after Facelift procedures)

The surgical procedure is performed under local anaesthetics and takes between 30 to 90 minutes per ear lobe.  There will be a small scar, which gradually fades over a period of months.   During the repair, the wound will be closed with 2 layers of meticulous sutures – internally using dissolvable sutures to maintain structure and strength of the repair, and externally, very fine sutures to give a good cosmetic scar.  You will need a special dressing for about 1 week,  After this time, the fine superficial sutures will be removed. 

Fees start from $880 per earlobe (for earlobe repair) depending on the difficulty of repair.  Initial consultation with our doctor is compulsory (consultation fee applies). 

Earlobe reduction and reshaping are different procedures and the fee may be more expensive, from $990 per earlobe (there are no medicare rebate for earlobe reduction, repairs or reshaping).  Some earlobes are more tricky to repair because of the length of the earlobes, scarring from previous surgery, or the way the earlobe is attached to the face. This may involve additional strategies to re-attach the earlobe back to the face, hence the fees will vary.  Every earlobe is different and must be assessed individually during a consultation.

If you email a very clear photograph and detail your request to our clinic, we will provide the best estimate of fee for you.  However we encourage every patient to have at least 1 initial consultation prior to repair surgery.

When you book for surgery, a booking fee applies which will be deducted from the total payable on day of surgery.

After the surgery, you may be advised never to wear large earrings again but the advice for each earlobe may vary slightly. Individual variation in results exists depending on various patient factors affecting wound healing, adhering to post operative wound care instructions and follow-up visits. For patients at risk of keloid scarring, post operative pressure earrings may be required. 

Before and after ear lobe repair in Brisbane
Pixie Earlobes correction (Left)
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Earlobe Repair Brisbane
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Earlobe Keloid Repair
Earlobe Reduction Reshaping
10 days after earlobe repair
10 days after earlobe repair
Earlobe Reshaping
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Torn earlobe repair before & after
Resize earlobes

Injectable collagen stimulation injections have been available since early 2000s.  

The information on this page for Bio-Stimulators will assist your understanding during your consultation with our doctor.  Due to TGA regulations, we cannot put before and after photos on our website.

Overtime we see too many patients' faces over-filled using temporary gel products. 

Temporary gels are water binding materials that occupy space in the tissues until the materials breakdown over 6-12 months.

Traditional wrinkles treatments, including temporary volumising gels do not improve the quality of the skin.  In fact after mid 20s, we lose about 1% of collagen per year from our face, causing our skin to be thinner as we age.  After menopause we lose even more collagen, up to 30% in the first 5 years of menopause, both in our skin and our bones.  

Collagen stimulators and bio-regenerative type products, on the other hand, has a bio-stimulatory effect, and most patients who use collagen bio-stimulators will notice an improvement in the quality of their skin initially, followed by a gradual increase in volume over a couple of months.  Results from collagen bio-stimulation injections may vary between individuals, but in general, results last longer than traditional temporary gel fillers.

There are a few types of collagen bio-stimulator in the Australian market and each have their unique benefits and disadvantages.  Our doctors will discuss the possible benefits of some of these bio-stimulators as well risks of these products during and post injections. 

It is also important to know how to incorporate bio-stimulators as part of your rejuvenation journey, when combined with other treatments such as Lasers, traditional cosmetic treatments and other energy based devices.  

You will need a thorough consultation, treatment planning and informed consent prior to collagen Biostimulator treatments. 

You may also need to have a few months interval between your previous treatments and collagen biostimulator treatments. 

Injectable Bio-stimulators are prescription only medicines in Australia and a doctor's consultation is essential.  

Main benefits:  

Improvements in volume occur gradually over a few months and provides natural looking result.  For some types of collagen stimulators, a few treatments may be required. 

Once your skin forms its own collagen, it takes longer for this collagen to breakdown.

Hence, results may last 12-24 months, longer than the average temporary gel products.  

For patients who have lost a lot of volume in their face and likely to require lots of temporary gel products, or patients who "burn" through their temporary gel quickly,  biostimulators may be an alternvative option in the long run.  This happens in women who have high metabolism or peri- and post-menopausal women. 

The aesthestic management of menopausal women is different to treating a women who is younger.  Women start to lose collagen with declining oestrogen levels, a whole decade before the onset of menopause, so replacing this collagen is sometimes more important than just filling the face. 

As collagen remodelling and collagen contraction occur overtime, most patients will also notice  "firmness" in the skin that is rarely achievable using traditional temporary gel products. 

Collagen Biostimulators are useful for reducing temporal hollowness, firming lateral high cheek, lateral jawline including pre-auricular region, jowls, neck and decolletage as well as hands. 


Higher upfront cost (when compared to traditional cosmetic injections) and for some biostimulators, a few treatments are required. 

Results are not immediate, as collagen production takes time, the improvements occur over a few months. 

Collagen Biostimulators are not suitable for lips and the thin skin around the eye (periorbital) region as there is a small risk of nodules.  Hence non biostimulatory treatments are required in these areas. 

Some patients with active autoimmune disorders may not be suitable for bio-stimulator injections.  A full medical history is essential to exclude contra-indications.

Other treatment risks are similar to traditional cosmetic injections includes pain, bruising, swelling, foreign body reaction, lumpiness, vascular occlusion and blindness.