Defects due to earlobe gauging are becoming more and more frequent. Many techniques have been described to repair major defects but very few papers exist about medium defects. The aim of this article is to describe a simple surgical technique to repair medium deformations, based on two opposite crescents on the anterior and posterior sides of the earlobe. It gives a harmonious result to the overall shape of the earlobes with a natural curve along the inferior border which is the most difficult part of this surgery.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Gauge ear-piercing, Expanded earlobes, Dilated earlobes, Earlobe repair, Ear-gauging, Earlobe reconstruction