I thought that getting it fixed would be ridiculously expensive, but I found an extremely reasonable price and set up the appointment.
The doctor, a plastic surgeon (do I sound cool when I type that?), told me that he performs loads of earlobe repairs, but mostly for people entering the military who used to wear gauges. Interesting!!
You could see right through it. Creepy!
Right after the procedure:
They shot me ear up with numbness, but when it wore off . . . ouch! But only for the first day or so.
And now that I've had the stitches removed: