Category Archives: Otoplasty

Otoplasty: Four Common Misconceptions to Avoid

Published on February 20, 2014 by

Having prominent ears can wreak havoc on the self-esteem. Children can be particularly cruel, calling their peers names like Dumbo, and that can contribute to insecurity and lowered self-esteem. This is why so many children, teens, and adults seek corrective

Otoplasty: Understanding Possible Complications

Published on February 18, 2014 by

Any surgical procedure, cosmetic or not, brings with it the risk of complications. If you are considering otoplasty, or ear surgery, for yourself or your child, it’s imperative that you understand the potential risks of the surgery before making a

Bullying and Teens: What Parents Need to Know About Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty

Published on January 16, 2014 by

Many teens are getting tired of being bullied over how they look. Changing clothes is an easy fix when the issue is style. When a teen has ears that stick out or a nose that is too wide, has a

Eight Things You Should Know About Otoplasty

Published on November 15, 2013 by

Otoplasty, also known as ear surgery, is a surgical procedure that corrects aesthetic flaws or deformities with the ear. It’s most commonly requested by parents whose child is at risk of or currently being bullied for having “dumbo” ears. Many

Otoplasty Recovery

Published on October 9, 2013 by

A Basic Guideline Most otoplasty patients are eager to remove post-surgical bandages and see their newly reconstructed ears immediately following surgery.  However, it is important to realize that otoplasty recovery consists of phases wherein full benefits are not appreciable until approximately

Listen Up: Otoplasty Surgery Can Reshape Deformed Ears

Published on March 14, 2013 by

Your big ears have heard some pretty nasty things. Incessant teasing and name calling – especially if you are the subject of the putdowns – don’t always go in one ear and out the other, either. The badgering can even