Schedule your ear surgery consultation with Dr. Pearce in Austin, Texas, to obtain the perfect ear shape and facial balance.
Ear surgery repairs a wide variety of flaws or deformities in the ears caused by genetics, birth defects, or trauma, including:
If you are interested in learning more about the causes of ear deformities, feel free to stop by our office in Austin, Texas, for a consultation.
A. Those in good overall health without a life-threatening illness, any medical condition that can impair healing, or chronic ear infections are candidates for ear surgery.
A. As long as the child is a good candidate for the procedure, he or she may undergo otoplasty once the ear cartilage is stable enough for correction (generally around five or six years of age).
A. The incisions for ear surgery are usually placed on the back surface of the ear, which makes scarring virtually undetectable. If incisions need to be made on the front of the ear, they will be placed within the folds to make them as inconspicuous as possible.
A. Protruding ears will be immediately improved after surgery, and more extensive corrections will develop as the ears heal over time. Dr. Pearce in Austin, Texas will give you more details about your recovery and results based on your individual condition.