Before and After Otoplasty
Shown here are before (left) and after (right) views of actual patients. Remember, every patient responds differently to surgery, and no one can be certain that he or she will get the results shown. However, these photos will illustrate the changes that are possible with these procedures. Click on the images to view them in a larger window.
Prominent ears can be reset to a more natural position in patients as young as 5 years of age with a hidden incision on the back of the ear that allows the natural folding of the ears to be restored. Alternatively, many adults who did not have the surgery as children choose to have this surgery. By correcting this congenital deformity, self-esteem and confidence can be enhanced.