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Gravity and bad earring habits can stretch pierced lobes. Here’s what to do.

close up photo of earring, model pointing to earlobe
close up photo of earring, model pointing to earlobe

Dr. Ashley Amalfi was featured in a Washington Post article about stretched and split earlobes, how to avoid damage to piercings, and the options available to fix them.

“Amalfi said people could start experiencing problems if the professional — or amateur — piercer missed the bull’s eye. “From the get-go, if the piercing was done incorrectly, if it is asymmetrical, not centered or too close to the bottom,” she said, “there won’t be enough support for the earrings.”

Read the full article here.

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