Ear Correction

Surgery for The Face / Ear Correction

Also known as: Otoplasty & Pinnaplasty

If you have prominent or protruding ear or ears that are out of proportion to the rest of your face, and you feel self-conscious then ear correction plastic surgery could be for you. And the expert surgeons can perform Otoplasty or Pinnaplasty procedure with utmost care hence reducing the chances of risks at Harley Street Cosmetic Surgery Partners in London, UK.

Restoring self confidence

Ear correction surgery can be performed on one or both ears, to set back the ears, large earlobes 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 to desired shape and position.
  • Am I a candidate for ear correction surgery? 
    If you have one or both ears that are protruding, then ear correction can be used, whether you are a man or a woman.
  • 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 child’s self-esteem; therefore ear correction can help restore confidence.

  • 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 in 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 and 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 in the post-surgery period.
  • 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. Thus in the end it depends on the choice of your plastic surgery clinic.

How do I find out more or book a consultation.

The first step is to have some information sent, or call us on 0207 760 7636 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.

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