Otoplasty Questions - Nova Surgicare

Otoplasty Questions

Why does my child have to wait until age four to have otoplasty performed?

In order for ear surgery to be successful, it is necessary for a child’s ears to be fully developed. This generally occurs around age five or six, which is why Dr. Hamrah does not accept patients younger than this age.

I am an adult and embarrassed by my ear prominence. Am I a candidate for otoplasty?

While the majority of otoplasty patients are children, adults with irregular ear prominence can still have their ears surgically modified. However, a child’s ear cartilage is far more pliable, which allows Dr. Hamrah additional maneuverability in order to achieve a patient

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