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Ear Deformity Correction (otoplasty)

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. Otoplasty can correct a defect in the ear structure that is present at birth that becomes apparent with development or it can treat misshapen ears caused by injury. Ear surgery creates a natural shape, while bringing balance and proportion to the ears and face. Correction of even minor deformities can have profound benefits to appearance and self-esteem.

If protruding or disfigured ears bother you or your child, you may consider plastic surgery.

Specifically ear surgery can treat:

 

  •     Overly large ears — a rare condition called macrotia
  •     Protruding ears occurring on one or both sides in varying degrees
  •     dissatisfaction with shape of ear