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Technical Strategies – Prone (Upside Down) Otoplasty

Otoplasty or ear reshaping surgery has been done for over a century. The most reason it is performed in children or in adults is for ears that stick out. (protruding ears) The operation primarily consists of reshaping the ear cartilages by the placement of sutures on the backside of the ear. Such an operation is Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Otoplasty in Young Children

Background: Correction of the protruding ear is the most common ear reshaping procedure done that involves cartilage manipulation. While it can be done at any age, it is perfectly acceptable to do otoplasty at a very young age. It has been shown that even as young as age two, no adverse long-term effects occur to Read More…

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