With again, ears do become more prominent. The earlobe may simply be enlarged and prominent, or have become floppy or sagging over the years.
A small in office procedure places a scar discretely against the juncture where the earlobe meets the face.
The excess earlobe is removed and the remaining tucked and tightened into position.
This is an in office procedure performed under local anesthesia.
Sutures are left in place for 7 to 10 days. Other than refraining from exercise for about 2 weeks there is no significant recovery or downtime.