Earlobe tears and elongated earlobes are extremely common. These problems may occur due to earrings being pulled, trauma, large gauge earrings, or simply stretching of the ear lobes over time. Many people are bothered by the appearance of the ear lobes, and these issues can be easily corrected. Earlobe repair and earlobe reduction are minor procedures that are commonly performed by Dr. Richardson and Dr. Cain. As facial experts, they excel at repairing ear lobes and getting them back to their natural shape and appearance.