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Earlobe Repair

Split, elongated, or gauged earlobe repair in Boston is done in many different ways.  I use a specialized technique that incorporates small flaps and the procedure is comfortably done in the office under local anesthesia.  When compared to more traditional straight-line closures, the multiple flap technique offers the advantages of:

  • Fewer recurrences
  • An earlobe that is naturally rounded as opposed to pointed (which can result from a simple sutured closure)
  • Reduced notching
  • If desired, the ability to leave the office wearing an earring (i.e., we can re-pierce you immediately – no need to return in 6 weeks for a re-piercing)

Additionally, the skin of the earlobe can sag with aging as does skin anywhere on the body.  Add the use of a heavy earring and the overall look can drag your whole face downward!  While injectable fillers such as Juvederm® are certainly a short-term option, surgical repair can offer you a same-day, long-term result for a more youthful appearance.  Scarring is discrete and there is no down-time.  Make an appointment today to swing by on your lunch hour!

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Dax Guenther, MD
Coastal Plastic Surgery
2 Pond Park Road #308
Hingham, MA 02043
Phone: (781) 740-7840
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Before/after hours appointments available
Dax Guenther, MD
The Boston Center
170 Commonwealth Avenue #108
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 306-3175
Appointments available upon request
Dax Guenther, MD
RJ Miller Salon + Spa
6b Amelia Dr
Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 901-9239
Appointments available upon request
Dax Guenther, M.D. is board-certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery ASAPS, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Dax Guenther, M.D. is board-certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery FACS, Fellow American College of Surgeons

Dr. is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Hingham, Boston, and Nantucket, Massachusetts. Dr. Guenther sees patients from Boston's South Shore and cities such as Cohasset, Scituate, Duxbury, Plymouth, Mashpee, Milton, and Brookline. He performs facelift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction and other procedures.

Map of Hingham Location
Dax Guenther, MD
Coastal Plastic Surgery
2 Pond Park Road #308
Hingham, MA 02043
Phone: (781) 740-7840
Map of Boston Location
Dax Guenther, MD
The Boston Center
170 Commonwealth Avenue #108
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 306-3175
Map of Nantucket Location
Dax Guenther, MD
RJ Miller Salon + Spa
6b Amelia Dr
Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 901-9239
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Dr. is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Hingham, Boston, and Nantucket, Massachusetts. Dr. Guenther sees patients from Boston's South Shore and cities such as Cohasset, Scituate, Duxbury, Plymouth, Mashpee, Milton, and Brookline. He performs facelift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction and other procedures.