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The Cadogan Clinic is currently offering a reduced service in light of the government's January lockdown guidelines.

All of our services will be delivered in line with the UK government's social distancing measures and fully compliant with all PPE guidance from Public Health England and NHS England.

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What is keloid ear surgery?

Keloid ear surgery is an ear plastic surgery procedure designed to address the problems caused by the formation of keloids at the site of ear jewellery.

These keloids are stimulated by an allergic response to the metal of the stud or sleeper of an earring. The typical sleeper is made of steel covered with a thin plating of gold – when this plating dissolves it exposes the underlying steel which contains impurities such as nickel that can stimulate the ear keloid.

Keloid ear surgery targets these keloids by surgically removing the keloids, allowing healing and then re-piercing 6 weeks later. Without treatment earlobe keloids can grow from the site of the piercing, on both the front and the back of the ear and eventually can replace the whole earlobe.

This cause of these ear keloids was discovered by Mr Bryan Mayou, the founder of the Cadogan Clinic, as a result of research done with the support of the Goldsmith’s Company.

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How do I get rid of a lump in my earlobe?

A lump in the earlobe is usually a benign cyst. There are two ways to get rid of an earlobe cyst. Often the best way to remove this type of cyst is a small cut following a local anesthetic. A doctor can also cut and drain the cyst.

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In The Press This Week

This month Cadogan Clinic consultants feature in Glamour Magazine and The Strategist discussing facial oils and skin issues related to face masks, whilst Clinic Founder Mr Bryan Mayou discusses post-lockdown trends in the plastic surgery market and a faster than expected rebound for the sector

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