While it is true that most parents absolutely adore their children, it is also true that parents notice when there is a certain aspect of their child’s appearance that is not completely right. For example, if your child has ears that stick out very far, this is likely something that concerns you. First, you are concerned because you want your child to grow up having a healthy level of self-confidence. Second, you know that there are certain things about a person’s appearance that can lead to ridicule and bullying, especially when a young person is in school. Otoplasty is a surgery that is designed to correct problems with the outer ear. So, if you or your child has ears that stick out very far, this surgery can be used in order to pin back the ears. It can also be used on ears that are too large. Basically, any issue with the outer ear can likely be addressed using otoplasty.
It is important to emphasize that otoplasty is not something that affects the inner or middle ear. If you or your child has an issue with hearing, then a different form of surgery may be necessary. Otoplasty is a procedure that is usually only done to help people improve their appearance.
If you have a child who has ears that are very large, misshapen, stick out far or have some other issue, we would be happy to meet you and your child. Most of the time, children are able to have otoplasty performed without any problem. The great thing about the surgery is that it does not cause a lot of discomfort, since mostly cartilage is affected. In fact, your child’s ears are likely to be numb during and for quite a bit of time after the surgery. So, getting your child’s ear problems addressed while they are young is often the best option.
The consultation that we offer is without obligation. You will be able to meet with our surgeon, who has years of experience performing otoplasty on both children and adults. This consultation is designed to help you understand what otoplasty really does. If you determine that this surgery is right for you or your child, we will be able to move forward with planning the customized procedure.
Otoplasty may be the right option for you or your child. Make an appointment at Nuance Cosmetic Surgery in Folsom, CA to find out for sure. We happily serve clients in the Sacramento, CA and surrounding areas. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation for otoplasty!