Sets prominent ears back closer to the head and/or reduces the size of large ears. This procedure is most often performed on children between the ages of four and fourteen and may be covered by insurance.

  • Length

    Approximately ninety minutes.

  • Anesthesia

    Local or General anesthesia.

  • Inpatient – Outpatient

    Usually this is an outpatient procedure.

  • Possible Side Effects

    Temporary throbbing, aching, swelling, redness and/or numbness.

  • Risks

    Infection of cartilage, excessive scarring, blood clots that may need to be drained, mismatched or artificial-looking ears, or the recurrence of the protrusion which requires repeat surgery.

  • Recovery

    The patient may return to school or work within five to seven days, and resume strenuous activity, such as contact sports in one to two months.

  • Results

    Usually permanent.

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