Otoplasty is the ideal solution for people who want to reshape the appearance of their external ears, by surgically giving them a natural form, in harmony with the rest of the face.
In most cases, patients who address this intervention accuse prominent, hanging, ears but also small, underdeveloped ears or various deformities of the cartilage. The procedure is addressed generally to 5-14 years old children as the cartilage is more easily shaped at this age, what does not mean that adults can not benefit from a correction of the ears, on the contrary.
Otoplasty consists of reshaping the ear cartilage and anchoring it in order to affix the ears to the head and reach a symmetrical and aesthetical view. Reduction otoplasty is a procedure aiming to set the longitudinal diameter of the auricular pavilion by the specific methods of plastic surgery.
There are non-surgical solutions, solving this problem within months, for children less than 6 months old showing prominent ears, important is for the mother to identify the problem and address an aesthetic surgery practice as soon as possible.