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Stretched or Torn Earlobe Repair in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica

Earlobes can be torn or stretched as a result of the normal aging process, or as a result of trauma to an earring which causes the earlobe to split in half. Stretched or elongated earlobes are aesthetically problematic and can be repaired by a minor procedure by a skilled plastic surgeon. Stretched earlobe repair offers the benefits of a cosmetic and reconstructive procedure.
 
There is a minimal amount of cartilage within the earlobe, which makes it vulnerable to the aging process as a result of tissue laxity. The shape of the earlobe can stretch and cause a gradual dissent of the earlobe towards the jawline and a resulting elongation of the year.
 
Traumatic earlobe tears occur as a result of wearing heavy or long earrings which can stretch out the piercing scar and the earlobe altogether.  
Torn earlobes can stretch and cause a gradual dissent of the earlobe towards the jawline and a resulting elongation of the ear.
 
Traumatic earlobe tears occur as a result of wearing heavy or long earrings which can stretch out the piercing scar and the earlobe altogether.
 
Normal ear piercings, earplugs or gauges, or traumatic tearing of the ear lobe can cause the earlobe tissue to stretch out and tear.
 
When the earlobe is torn or stretched out, it causes asymmetry and cosmetic unevenness of the facial profile. Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian can repair the earlobe and prepare it for a future piercing once the scar has healed over. To learn more about earlobe repair with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, Please call one of our two plastic surgery centers in Los Angeles.

Beverly Hills 
270 North Canon Drive 
Beverly Hills 90210
(310) 998-5533

Santa Monica
804 7th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 998-5534