As its name implies the Outer Conch-Piercing is -in contrast to the Inner Conch- at the outer part of the pinna.
Often it´s mistakes with the Helix-Piercing which is stitched further up. As with other piercings through cartilage the variety of punching is recommend here, too, whose the cartilage removed of the piercing-canaliculus with a hypodermic needle. Thereby you have less pressure pain and the piercing heals quicker.
The healing takes about 3 to 6 months by stitch the piercing and only 2 to 4 weeks by punching.
For piercing jewellery a micro piercing-babrell or BCR are most common.