Done in a sterile environment by a professional for a relatively pain-free experience. At Absolute Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, we use both injected and topical numbing medication prior to placing stainless steel earrings. These earrings are less likely to cause any irritation and therefore create a healthier piercing from the start.
At Absolute Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, we use a numbing cream prior to an injected numbing agent so the piercing is essentially painless.
We recommend keeping the stainless steel earrings in your ears for at least 8 weeks prior to changing them out. This ensures the skin in the earlobe has had adequate time to heal and form an appropriate passage for new earrings.
We recommend using our stainless steel earrings to decrease the risk of irritation and infection in a newly created wound.
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