Ear Surgery

Is Otoplasty Right for Your Child?

Patient Before and After Otoplasty Beverly Hills CA

Otoplasty is a cosmetic surgery for the ears and typically involves “pinning” back ears that are protruding from the head. Otoplasty can also involve reshaping cartilage and/or removing excess skin and tissue to create a more balanced and attractive appearance. Otoplasty is a common procedure and one that can be life-changing for a child who is bullied or ridiculed in school due to his or her ears.
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Am I Too Old for Otoplasty?

Beverly Hills Center Patient Before & After Otoplasty

Otoplasty is a type of cosmetic ear surgery that can involve reshaping or reducing the size of ears that are too large or prominent in relation to the surrounding facial features. Otoplasty is also one of the few types of plastic surgery that is more commonly performed on children or teens. However, adults may also want to correct their large or deformed ears too – and they certain can! Otoplasty can successfully be performed on both children and adults. … Continue reading

A Simple Fix for Unsightly Earlobes

Beverly Hills CA Plastic Surgeon for Ears

The earlobes are a unique part of your ear. They reside close to the face and can be quite visible to others. The lobes refer to the lower, fleshy or bulbous part of the human ear. For women, the earlobes are especially important since they carry earrings. Just like many other features of the head and neck, the earlobes don’t attract attention if they are aesthetically pleasing in form, shape and proportion. However, when they are torn, stretched or unsightly, the earlobes can pose a notable threat to your self-confidence. In addition, damaged earlobes can prevent you from wearing earrings. … Continue reading

Otoplasty: What Parents Should Consider

Beverly Hills CA Otoplasty Surgeon

Although a large majority of cosmetic procedures are designed for adults who want to turn back the hands of time, facial plastic surgery goes far beyond facelifts and eye lifts, and it is not always indicated for aging adults. There are procedures that correct congenital deformities, or aesthetic flaws that were present at birth. Otoplasty is a procedure that many children take advantage of. In such cases, these young patients may just want to look more “normal” and avoid peer ridicule. … Continue reading

Help for Stretched Earlobes

Beverly Hills CA Earlobe Repair Surgeon

It may not be the most noticeable feature of your appearance, but stretched or elongated earlobes can be source of concern or even embarrassment for some people. Our earlobes are made entirely of cartilage, so the risk for damage is high. Due to the inevitable effects of aging (such as thinning and loosening skin), the earlobes can sag or lose their form over time. It is very common for the earlobes to stretch or elongate from wearing earrings over a prolonged period of time, particularly if they are heavy earrings. It is possible that the earlobe can even split due to these factors. … Continue reading

A Simple Fix For Stretched Earlobes

When you got your ears pierced as a young girl, you probably didn’t consider how your earlobes might look after years of holding the trendiest earrings of the eras. Your pierced ears have likely been adorned with pearls, large gold hoops and heavy stones over most of your life. What you may be left with are earlobes that are stretched out, torn or no longer attractive. Don’t worry – there is a simple fix from your plastic surgeon that can restore youth and vitality to those hardworking earlobes. … Continue reading

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