Ears should be delicately shaped and properly positioned.  Patients, both as children and adults, may suffer from teasing and social stigmatization when ears are either too prominent or not properly formed.

Otoplasty can reshape ears to blend in naturally with the rest of the face. Dr. Sclafani is also one of only a few surgeons in the area actively treating microtia, a more severe condition in which the ear is not developed at birth.