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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Prominent Ears (Overview)

Ears that are too large or stick out from head. A cosmetic problem. See facial plastic surgeon for treatment.


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Is it possible to get my prominent ears pinned back?

Is it possible to get my prominent ears pinned back?

Otoplasty: Otoplasty is an excellent surgical treatment for a number of ear deformities. An otoplasty can be useful to correct issues like a prominent ear where the entire ear is pushed forward or a cup ear deformity where there is a lack of one of the normal ear folds. All of the incisions and sutures are hidden behind the ear. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
24 doctors shared insights

Prominent Ears (Overview)

Ears that are too large or stick out from head. A cosmetic problem. See facial plastic surgeon for treatment.


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What is the device used on your ears, like a tooth brace, but for treating prominent ears ?

What is the device used on your ears, like a tooth brace, but for treating prominent ears ?

Otoplasty is best: The device is an ear band with a molded earpiece, but this is really on for babies, when their ear cartilage is still moldable. The device has to be worn all day. An otoplasty can be useful to correct issues like a prominent ear where the entire ear is pushed forward or a cup ear deformity where there is a lack of one of the normal ear folds. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ears (use earplugs or shower cap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses to minimize pain
3x day
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Anyone know how to get rid of ringing in the ears and what its cause is?

Anyone know how to get rid of ringing in the ears and what its cause is?

Find the cause: Tinnitus is latin=ringing: in the ear is often a symptom, not a disease in itself..Causes include infection, foreign body, exposure to loud noise, eustachian tube dysfunction, nasal allergies blocking the tubes, multiple sclerosis, side effects of some meds, and currently common in the young is "ipod-induced" so, treating the above will likely resolves your symptom...Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get my prominent ears pinned back?

Otoplasty: Otoplasty is an excellent surgical treatment for a number of ear deformities. An otoplasty can be useful to correct issues like a prominent ear where the entire ear is pushed forward or a cup ear deformity where there is a lack of one of the normal ear folds. All of the incisions and sutures are hidden behind the ear. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
Once
Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
Once
Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
Once
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What is the definition or description of: Prominent ears?

What is the definition or description of: Prominent ears?

Definition: Ears that are too large or stick out from head. A cosmetic problem. See facial plastic surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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How can I fix my prominent ears without surgery?

How can I fix my prominent ears without surgery?

You cannot: There is, unfortunately, no non-surgical option to improve prominent ears. The cartilage must be reshaped and respositioned and this requires a surgical procedure in all cases. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can i get my prominent ears pinned back without having surgery?

Can i get my prominent ears pinned back without having surgery?

Not possible: Ear surgery, or otoplasty, is usually done to move prominent ears closer to the head or reduce the size of large ears. ...Read more

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What is the normal cost of having an operation on my prominent ears?

$3000-$5000: Often this surgery is relatively straightforward and can be done as an outpatient procedure.It is mostly done by facial plastic surgeons. ...Read more