Slide Earlobe Reduction/Repair Conditions Dr. Pennington can correct with earlobe reduction or repair are split earlobes, enlarged earring holes, trauma to the ear, stretched or enlarged earlobes, and earlobes that are out of proportion to the other features of the patients face. Over time earlobes can become torn, stretched, enlarged, and damaged through trauma, heavy earrings, aging, or improper piercings. In most cases any rips, tears, stretching, or holes can be fixed and your earlobes can be returned to their proper size, shape, and cosmetic balance. Post Procedure Instructions