Split Earlobe Repair

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Dr LeBeau is a double board certified and fellowship trained facial plastic surgeon who has taken a special interest in children with congenitally malformed ears (microtia) or excessively prominent ears (prominotia).  Prominent ears can be the result of many variations or abnormalities of the cartilage structure of the ear resulting in the ears protruding abnormally far from the side of the head.  Dr LeBeau has published articles teaching other surgeons how to provide great results based on his extensive experience performing these procedures.
The repair of excessively protruding ears may often be covered by insurance within the first 5-10 years of life secondary to the psychosocial aspects children typically encounter during these school age years.
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The procedure is performed as an outpatient and typically takes one hour per ear to perform.  There is very little post operative discomfort for the child and the results may be seen as soon as the next day.
To learn more about the procedure or to discuss options for scheduling with Dr LeBeau, contact our office at 850-308-1738.

This client sought out Dr. LeBeau’s expertise for reconstruction of his nasal defect following removal of a Basal Cell Carcinoma by a local MOHS dermatologist who then referred him to our office. 

A bilobed flap reconstruction was chosen as the optimal technique for reconstruction of the nasal defect with minimal noticeable scarring and no deformity of the nostril opening.

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These photographs show the defect with the marked out incision for the wound closure on the nose.  This specialized reconstruction requires making two additional flaps of skin which are then raised and rotated into the defect and sutured in place.

The follow up photographs show the repaired nose at one month and 6 months following his procedure.  He will continue to see improvement in the appearance of the his repair for up to 12 months as the area matures.
Dr. LeBeau specializes in skin cancers of the head and neck as well as complex wound closures following facial trauma or following MOHS excision of skin cancers.
If you have an area of concern you may contact our office for a skin care consultation.