Dr. Kenneth Sumida oftentimes recommends otoplasty for those looking to improve the appearance of their ears. However, he finds people in Sacramento are not sure how otoplasty surgery works and what it can provide. Following are some frequently asked questions regarding otoplasty in Sacramento.
What is Otoplasty?
Also known as cosmetic ear surgery, otoplasty is a procedure that improves the shape, position, proportion and size of the ears. This procedure can repair damage to the ear caused by an injury and can improve the appearance of uneven or oversized ears or correct defects from birth. It is performed on an outpatient basis.
Who is the Best Candidate?
You are a good candidate for otoplasty in Sacramento if your ears stick out too far from your head, your ears are large or small in proportion to your head, or you are not satisfied with a previous ear job. During your initial consultation, Dr. Sumida and his team of experts will review your medical history and conduct a physical examination to find out if you are a good candidate for otoplasty in Sacramento.
How is the Surgery Performed?
Our talented plastic surgeon will choose the best otoplasty technique for you. The type of technique selected will determine the details. The surgery time varies depending on the extent the ears are deformed or injured, the desired results and the techniques required. These techniques vary based on the kind of injury or defects the patient has.
How Can I Get Started?
Are your ears protruding or large or small in proportion? Do you have any ear defects or deformities you want corrected? Consult the experts at Nuance Cosmetic Surgery in Folsom to learn more information about otoplasty in Sacramento, CA. Contact us today for an appointment!