The shape and positioning of your ears has a significant impact on your overall appearance. Most people prefer ears that lie close to the head. Ears out of proportion with the rest of the face draw too much attention to themselves. This mars the appearance of even the most attractive person. Individuals suffering from protruding ears can benefit from an Otoplasty, or ear pinning surgery. Dr. Ross Clevens, a board certified facial plastic surgeon located in Melbourne, FL can help.
What may be helped?
- Position of your ears
- Prominence of your ears
What will not be helped?
- Shape of the ears
Dr. Clevens performs otoplasty for the set back and repositioning of prominent ears. In some patients, this may be performed as young as 6 or 7 years of age.
Many suggest improving the appearance of prominent ears in children before they enter the first grade. However, many adolescents, adults, and even older adults seek improvement of the shape and positioning of their ears; otoplasty may be performed at any age.