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Otoplasty for Children

Even though our ears continue to change somewhat throughout our lifetime, their basic shape is usually evident at a very young age. Ears have reached about 85% of their adult size by age five. This means that if the ears are already disproportionate, large, or protruding by this point, they will likely always look that […]

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ASPS Provides Educational Videos

If you would like to know more about a particular plastic surgery procedure, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) provides educational videos and plastic surgery updates on their YouTube channel. The ASPS is comprised of board-certified plastic surgeons whose goal is to enhance the quality of care for patients through research, physician training, ethics, […]

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Otoplasty Surgery: What causes prominent ears?

Children who are born with protruding ears often feel embarrassed about their appearance. Some are even bullied by their peers because of it. This can lead to low self-esteem and sometimes even psychological problems. Otoplasty, a plastic surgery procedure that can “pin” the ears back, can significantly improve the appearance of protruding ears. What causes […]

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