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Pointed Elf Ears

We have quite a few patients coming to our office stating they would like to have their pointed 'elf ears' reshaped and reduced in size. You might be asking - seriously? Pointed, elf ears? People refer to their ears as looking like this? Take it from us, they and/or others do indeed. Of course, this is an exaggerated description of their large ears. But, as you know, many patients have been bullied and belittled about... Continue Reading
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Photos of Ear Reduction

Want to see photos of people who had their ears reduced in size? This is one of the only websites online where you will find real photo examples of macrotia ear patients who underwent cosmetic surgery to get smaller ears. In fact, you will find a whole gallery of photos showing before and after macrotia ear reduction. For years, Dr. Hilinski has been the authority when it comes to surgery for patients who have excessively... Continue Reading
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Changes on Front View of Ear

Here is a great discussion of what ear reduction surgery does to the front appearance of the ear. This particular patient was bothered by the size of their ears. When you saw the ear from the front view, it wasn't really obvious that the ear was excessively large. However, when you began to turn the patient to the side and stopped at the oblique angle, you could start to appreciate how big the ear actually... Continue Reading
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African American Ear Reduction

Here is classic case example of Dr. Hilinski's designer ear reduction technique showing how an ear can be made smaller in size. This patient traveled across the country to have Dr. Hilinski perform ear reduction surgery on him. His main issue - like so many macrotia patients - was the fact the ear appeared too large. This was particularly true along the upper one-third of the ear where the scapha was enlarged. The scapha is... Continue Reading
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Ear Reduction 1 Month Out

Below is a great example of ear reduction healing just 1 month out from macrotia surgery. This patient has somewhat darker, more ethnic skin, which tends to take a bit longer in terms of healing. Despite this, even at 4 weeks out from getting her new, smaller ears she looks pretty darn good! Changing the Curve of the Ear One thing to look at in her case is how much change there has been to... Continue Reading
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Ear Reduction Immediately After Surgery

Here we share another case of ear reduction surgery performed by one of the best cosmetic ear surgeons in the country, Dr. John Hilinski. This young lady flew all the way from Florida to California in order to have Dr. Hilinski make her ears smaller in size. Over a decade ago, she had a different plastic surgeon try and reshape her ears using classic otoplasty, or ear pinning, techniques. Unfortunately, her ears needed more than... Continue Reading
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Amazing Ear Reduction

Take a look at this amazing transformation this young lady underwent. She complained of having ears that were too large for her face. But it wasn't an issue of ear pinning, or classic otoplasty. It was that her ears were too large in size from top to bottom. Dr. Hilinski performed his famous macrotia surgery on her to provide her with ears that are now just the right size!
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Fly to San Diego

Did you know that many of Dr. Hilinski's macrotia patients fly to San Diego to have their surgery done? Because he is one of the few plastic surgeons in the United States offering ear reduction surgery - with the experience of performing ear reduction for years now - many patients discover him after doing research online. Most of these patients opt to have a virtual consultation with Dr. Hilinski to first determine if they are... Continue Reading
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Phenomenal Transformation

This is a recent patient example that shows a phenomenal transformation as a result of macrotia ear reduction combined with earlobe reduction surgery. This young lady from San Diego desired to have her ears made less prominent. So many patients do their preliminary research and hone in on ear pinning (otoplasty) as the procedure they need to have done. Unfortunately, there are a lot of cosmetic ear surgery patients with large ears who won't benefit... Continue Reading
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Smaller Ears 2 Weeks Out

Reduced Ear Size Here is a fantastic photo comparison of how Dr. Hilinski - the world's leading authority on making ears smaller - can make your ears smaller with results that are quite impressive just 2 weeks out from macrotia surgery. This middle-aged female was quite bothered by the fact her ears were simply too large in size. Like so many macrotia (scapha reduction) patients, she liked to wear her hair long and down over... Continue Reading

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