Facial cosmetic surgery

Surgery for The Face / Ear Correction

 

Also known as: Otoplasty & Pinnaplasty

 

If you have prominent or protruding ears or ears that are out of proportion to the rest of your face, and you feel self-conscious then ear correction surgery could be for you.

 

Restoring self confidence


Ear correction surgery can be performed on one or both ears, to set back the ears, large ear lobes can also be reduced at the same time if required.

  • What is ear correction surgery?
    Ear correction surgery is used to set back the ears.
  • Am I a candidate for ear correction surgery?
    If you have one or both ears that are prominent and protruding, then ear correction can be used for men women.
  • Can children have ear correction surgery?
    Yes, ear correction surgery can be performed on children. It is the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedure on children.

    Ear correction is earlier the better because of the effect on a childs self esteem, ear correction can help restore confidence.
  • How do I find out more or book a consultation.

     

    The first step is to have some information sent, or call us on 0845 3011 510 to book a consultation with a member of our friendly team.

     

    We can answer any questions that you may have and we can send you procedure information via email or by post. Alternatively we can book you a consultation.

     

    Contact us on: 0845 3011 510
    Email us on: info@harleystreetcosmeticsurgerypartners.com

    Or fill out the online enquiry form here and we will get straight back to you

     

    We are available 24/7 days a week.

    How is ear correction performed?
    Your surgeon will make a cut down the back of one or both ears, the cartilage inside is then trimmed, sculpted or folded using fine stitches if needed, the cuts are then stitched up and bandages are applied to hold your ears firmly in their new positions the procedure takes around one to two hours to complete, depending upon the amount of work required most ear correction surgery is performed under local anaesthetic as a day case, or sometimes a general anaesthetic is required then an overnight stay in hospital. Your surgeon will discuss this thoroughly at consultation.
  • What is the recovery time for correction surgery?
    Bandages will be removed after about three to four days, after which a head band will need to be worn at night for 10 to 14 days, you can expect to be fully recovered within two weeks, you will be advised to avoid any activity that may cause your ears to bend for at least one month following surgery. Your surgeon will advise and guide you.
  • What results can I expect?
    Ear correction surgery is a permanent procedure to set back or reshape ears, cuts are made behind your ears, and only small hidden scars close to the groove between the ear and the side of the head.
Our Surgeons are extremely experienced MBBS MSc FRCS Ed FRCS (Plast) Fully accredited members of BAAPS & BAPRAS. Your surgeon will give you expert advice, put your mind at rest and answer any questions, he will thoroughly discuss, the surgical method, expectations, benefits, precautions, recovery time, any possible side effects, and other important information. We understand that this is a big decision for you, and we want you to be totally happy that its the right thing to do before committing to the procedure booking