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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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Prominent Ears (Definition)

Ears that are too large or stick out from head. A cosmetic problem. See facial ...Read more


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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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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

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Can you tell me about the new procedure for prominent ears called earfold?

Can you tell me about the new procedure for prominent ears called earfold?

Earfold = an implant: Earfold is a curved piece of metal that is inserted under the skin and in front of the ear cartilage. It is meant to form an antihelical fold when it is absent to correct certain types of prominent ears. The gold standard is surgical correction, which can be done under local or anesthesia. More about otoplasty here: http://www.drmele.com/otoplasty.html ...Read more

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With, like a tooth brace, but for your prominent ears ?

With, like a tooth brace, but for your prominent ears ?

Question?: Are you referring to the new cartilaze ear contouring procedure? This is a non-surgical method of re-shaping the ears that involves using a laser to gently heat the ear cartilage followed by placement of a special device called a trellis to hold the ear in place for three weeks. The ear retains the new shape after the trellis support device is removed. ...Read more

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Head bandage vs headband after otoplasty for prominent ears in adults, which is better?

Head bandage vs headband after otoplasty for prominent ears in adults, which is better?

Why choose?: Each offers benefits. I send patients home with a head wrap for security. Once the wrap is removed, a head band is used at night. It should protect the ears from folding forward, but should not be tight. Tight bands can cause injury to the skin and change the shape of the ear. Be sure to check with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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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