Ear Reshaping


Ear reshaping surgery, also called otoplasty, can achieve more aesthetically pleasing ears that are better proportioned with a patient’s natural facial features. Otoplasty is commonly performed to move protruding ears closer to the head—this is called “ear pinning.” One of the most common plastic surgery procedures for children, otoplasty can be performed as soon as the ears finish developing, typically by age 5. Ear reshaping can also help to correct congenital ear defects in children or adults, or restore a more normal appearance following injury. READ MORE