Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Before & After Photos

Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Before & After Case 1

Otoplasty is the procedure offered to reshape a prominent ear. Prominent ears are often hereditary. The anatomy can involve:

  • excess cartilage of the conchal bowl
  • a weak fold of the superior crus
  • blunted angle of projection of the ear from the head

There is no one-size-fits-all approach, as every patient and every ear is unique.

Here, scoring of the anterior cartilage, multiple shaping sutures, and skin excision, were all employed to achieve a natural result without appearing overly pinned back.

He is seen here at 1 month post-operatively. All photos shared with patient consent, and may not be distributed or reproduced without express, written consent.