Otoplasty, also called Ear Pinning or an Ear Surgery, is performed to improve the appearance of the ears. Some people are born with ears that are disproportionately large or stick out abnormally from the side of the head. Children born with large or prominent ears are often made fun of by their peers and this needless teasing can affect their self-confident well into adulthood. The Otoplasty procedure can be performed on children as young as five years old and it is often said that the earlier the procedure is performed the better both the avoid years of unnecessary teasing and because the ear cartilage is more malleable in younger patients. That being said, teenage and adult patients can still benefit from the Otoplasty procedure.
If you are interested in seeing the kind of results possible through this procedure, take a look at our online before and after photo gallery to see real patient results. Ready to discuss your options in person? Contact our office to schedule your confidential consultation with Dr. Kirk today.