AFTER CARE PROCEDURE
By my signing the CAFLON RELEASE FORM, AUTHORISATION AND EAR
PIERCING APPLICATION I declare that I have read and understand the
Wash hands thoroughly before touching studs or ear.
Cleanse front and back of the ear 2 times a day with CAFLON Natural
Solution without removing studs. Then rotate studs 2 or 3 times, 90º left and
90º right, i.e. a quarter turn only, thus avoiding hair wrapping around the post
at the back of the lobe. In between cleansing, the ear should be kept DRY.
Keep hair spray, soap, shampoo and other preparations away from the ear.
After shampooing, the ear should be rinsed with clear water and then
cleansed with CAFLON Natural Solution as described above.
The piercing area should be CLEANSED with CAFLON Natural Solution,
then kept DRY, especially after bathing, swimming or exercise.
Remove studs or handle your ears and/or studs unnecessarily.
Push the butterfly along the post towards the ear - the butterfly must always
be positioned of the tip of the post. Feel the position each time you clean the
ear – it must feel smooth. This ensures that the earring remains LOOSE
during the healing period. This is essential as too tight may lead to
Leave studs in the ears for 6 weeks continuously (12 weeks for cartilage).
After 6 weeks (12 weeks for cartilage), the stud can be removed and other
post-type earrings may be worn continuously.
Use only post-style earrings continuously for the first 6 months from piercing.
The post should be surgical stainless steel or other hypo-allergenic material.
Minor pain/redness may occur immediately - this is normal, this will
settle within 48 hours provided proper after-care is carried out. If
undue pain/swelling/redness occurs at any time, seek medical advice
before removing the ear-piercing stud.
Due to the nature of ear cartilage, extra care should be observed during the
Minor pain/redness may occur immediately - this is normal. This will