Ear Surgery

It is not easy to hide the ears, especially for those with short hair. If you dislike the way your ears look and want to improve their appearance, ear surgery may be the right choice for you. Contact us for a consultation on the best treatment for you!

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"We'll listen to your goals and desires and perform a full analysis to determine best treatment or service for you.”

- Dr. Kaye Riolo, MD, FACS

Ears to a better look

Large, prominent, or disfigured ears can be a very noticeable aspect of your appearance. Ear surgery improves the appearance of your ears so that the focus is returned to the best features of your face. Ear surgery can increase confidence and self-esteem. If you are unhappy with your ears or embarrassed by prominent ears, ear surgery can help.


We also offer earlobe repair to correct torn earlobes that have completely torn, or repair unwanted gauges. Fresno plastic surgeon Dr. Kaye Riolo performs earlobe repair surgery for patients who want to correct a stretched or torn earlobe. Contact us today 

Dr. Riolo performs several surgeries that correct problems with the appearance of the ears:

  • Otoplasty or ear pinning
  • Repair of torn or gauge-damaged earlobes

Also known as ear pinning surgery, otoplasty can correct prominent ears and other ear deformities. Otoplasty corrects the appearance of protruding ears.

Ear surgery can correct:

  • Prominent ears that stick out
  • Large ears that are too big relative to other features
  • Injuries that alter the appearance of the ear, such as cauliflower ear

Having your ears pierced or wearing heavy earrings can stretch and alter the skin on the earlobe. If you once wore gauges, you may now be bothered by the residual donut hole in the earlobe. 

Earlobe repair surgery is appropriate for men and women who:

  • Have torn or stretched earlobes due to heavy earrings
  • Can no longer wear earrings due to earlobe damage
  • Want to correct large holes left from large gauge earrings
  • Earlobe correction closes the large hole that heavy or large gauge earrings leave behind.

The skin on your earlobes can stretch due to aging or heavy earrings. Earlobe skin can change over time like the rest of your skin. Gauge piercings can leave large holes in the ears. Heavy earrings, especially combined with long hours against a telephone, can stretch the piercing, or even tear through the margin of the earlobe.

Our Results

Our photo gallery contains images of actual patients who have seen great success because of our procedures and treatments. These pictures are intended to help you form realistic expectations of our services, as well as show you possible results of our efforts.

To preserve patient confidentiality, we only show images that have been anonymized and approved by the depicted patient. This gallery contains images of unclothed men and women which illustrate possible results from Dr. Riolo’s medical treatments. Please note that you must be 18 years old or older to view these photos.

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