Many people never give the appearance of their ears a second thought. Since the ears are not central to the face, it is easy to consider them purely functional. However, people who have prominent or misshapen ears understand that they can be a source of embarrassment and social discomfort, especially for children. Otoplasty, also known as ear pinning surgery, can correct a variety of ear related complaints. Ear surgery can repair or correct over or undersized ears, position the ear or ears closer to the head, improve symmetry between the ears, or improve the appearance of large, small or stretched earlobes or torn earlobes.
The Otoplasty Procedure
There are many different forms of otoplasty, including:
• Torn earlobe repair
• Earlobe reduction
• Ear pinning
• Ear reshaping Continue reading