Earlobe surgery


Earlobe surgery is a simple procedure to address stretched, torn or damaged earlobes. This can be the case, for example, after an accident, an injury or wearing earrings that are too heavy for too long a period. It is a fairly quick procedure, usually under local anaesthesia.

Price: 1200

Earlobe Surgery Basics

  • Surgery: 45 minutes
  • Local anesthesia
  • Incision: 1,5 cm
  • No overnight stay required
  • Recovery: 1 day
  • No bandages

Customised earlobe reconstruction

No earlobe is the same and if you would like to have them corrected, it requires customisation. And that is exactly what we do at Wellness Kliniek! Our experienced surgeons give you tailor-made advice and explain what to expect from earlobe surgery. The operation is also specifically tailored to your earlobe(s) so as to achieve the desired result. Curious about previous procedures? Feel free take a look at our earlobe surgery before and after pictures.

Reducing large or thick earlobes

Large earlobes can be hereditary, but thick earlobes can also be due to a sports accident, for example. Do you have large earlobes, for whatever reason, and don’t like it? By opting for an earlobe reconstruction, we ensure your earlobes are more balanced with the rest of your ear. In the case of an earlobe reduction, some tissue is removed. This will be stitched back neatly and heal nicely, so that your earlobes are in better proportion.

Torn earlobe surgery

Accidents happen and you wouldn’t be the first to tear your earlobe. Not only is this a painful experience, it also impairs your appearance. Your earrings may no longer fit properly or you may have to endure an unsightly kind of hole in one of your earlobes. Want to close your earring holes? That is possible too. And if you change your mind later on, you can have them pierced again after the wound has healed.

Having gauged ears closed

Ear tunnels look cool but after a while, the holes can stretch to the point where it’s no longer pretty. For example, when you no longer want to wear tunnel earrings. Earlobe surgery also offers a solution in this case as well. We have seen just about every earlobe variety out there, so no matter how far they are stretched, contact us for a solution.

The usefulness of our earlobes

Earlobe reconstruction is practically always done from an aesthetic point of view. What’s nice to know is that our earlobes had a function from the past: they were part of the auricle and helped to catch sound, so that people knew when to flee. Due to evolution, our earlobe has basically become superfluous from a functional point of view, although doctors and athletes sometimes use them to measure the heart rate or the oxygen level in the blood. They are also seen as an erogenous zone and a perfect place for wearing jewellery: earrings!

Ears can sometimes stand out quite well, especially if you have short hair or often wear your hair back. If you are dissatisfied with your earlobes, earlobe surgery offers a solution. Looking for a safe clinic with years of experience? Wellness Kliniek is the right place for earlobe surgery in Belgium. We ensure you regain the balance in your face and that you are satisfied with the appearance of your ears again.

Who is earlobe surgery intended for?

Earlobe surgery is a very popular procedure when it comes to ear correction. Earlobes don’t always look the way we’d like them to. Sometimes they hang too low or don’t look attractive. Earlobes can also tear or stretch, for example by wearing heavy earrings for too long or after an accident. If this sounds familiar to you and you want to change it, then you are a suitable candidate for this procedure.

Reasons for earlobe surgery:

  • Large earlobes
  • Torn earlobe
  • Saggy / stretched earlobes
  • Wanting to close earring holes
  • Wanting to close gauged ears

Earlobe surgery: the procedure

Every earlobe requires a specific approach, because every earlobe is different. We tailor the procedure to the shape and size of your earlobes. Normally, the procedure takes around 45 minutes. It is performed under local anaesthetic. A small incision of about 1.5 centimetres will be made (depending on what needs to be corrected) and you will receive the necessary stitches. Bandage is not needed, nor is an overnight stay.

What to expect?

Earlobe surgery is a lightning-fast procedure with a minimal recovery period. You can go home immediately after the operation. For the first few days, make sure to keep the wound as dry as possible. This ensures the wound will heal faster and better. The ear may still be a little red and swollen for several days after the procedure.

In principle, you can resume your daily activities immediately, although it is better to wait a week before doing intensive sports. The concrete recommendations for after-care depend on the specific procedure and will be discussed with you during a (no-obligation) consultation. So don’t hesitate to get advice from us.

For example, do you have a gauged or torn earlobe due to an earring, and want to have your ears pierced again? Good news, because you still can after the procedure! You need to wait a few months, until the scar will be strong enough to re-pierce the earlobe.

How much does earlobe surgery cost?

Here at Wellness Kliniek, we choose to charge transparent all-in prices. This way, you know what to expect. The earlobe surgery costs can be found in the price table. Also interesting to know: if the surgery is performed due to a medical requirement, the procedure may be exempt from VAT. In addition, booking an overnight stay is optional, but that is certainly not necessary for earlobe surgery.

Earlobe surgery costs

No-obligation earlobe surgery consultation at Wellness Kliniek

Are you still in the orientation phase or have you already decided that you want to have your earlobes corrected? It is always smart to book a no-obligation consultation regardless. Our specialists will tell you in detail what they can do for you. And what you can expect from the result. Does this appeal to you? Then this is the time to make an appointment with Wellness Kliniek!

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Why choose Wellness Kliniek?

Excellent Service

We make sure we put safety, expertise and patient satisfaction at the core of what we do. We consider it to be extremely important for you to be able to balance the risks and the expected results as well as possible. This is why you are always entitled to free preoperative consultations. 

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Top Surgeons

Our team of aesthetic surgeons are amongst the most experienced and qualified in their field. They will make sure that you are well-informed, offered honest advice, assured, comfortable and safe during every stage of your procedure. 

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N° 1 Private Clinic in Belgium

When the Wellness Kliniek was founded in 1996, it was the first private clinic in Belgium. We were pioneers in private plastic surgery and we are proud of everything we have accomplished so far. The Wellness Kliniek is known for its high-quality service and is one of the most trusted names in plastic and cosmetic surgery.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pierce my ears again after earlobe surgery?
Ear corrective surgery can be performed with a local anaesthetic. After this small procedure you can go home immediately. A few months later the scar is strong enough to get your ear pierced again if you want.