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Otoplasty, or ear pinning, corrects protruding ears by moving the external ears closer to the head. This minor surgery fixes ears that ‘stick-out’. It typically is performed in children ages 6 to 21, but may also be performed during adulthood. For school-aged children, ridicule from protruding ears and be vicious. A simple office otoplasty can avoid future taunting or cruel joking.
- Correct protruding ears or minor deformities of the external ears.
- Recreate the normal folds of the external ears.
- Have a beneficial effect on a child’s self-esteem.
Can otoplasty be performed during other surgeries?
Other than protruding ears, what other deformities are there? Can they be fixed?
Dr. Bradley can fix other ear deformities like Cryptotia (buried or constricted ear), Microtia (underdeveloped ear), Anotia (total absence of ear), Stahl’s Ear (pointy ear from extra fold), ear tags, and traumatic ear deformity.