Almost always. Otoplasty is almost always considered cosmetic. Exceptions are mostly severe birth deformities in children. Costs in minnesota for bilateral otoplasty vary from $2000 to $4000 depending upon the deformity and whether it can be done under local anesthesia.
Yes. Otoplasty is a common cosmetic procedure to reduce the prominence and projection of the ear. Otoplastic does not correct any functional problem and therefore is cosmetic.
Otoplasty? I believe you are referring to otoplasty or pinning back of protruding ears. This is commonly preformed as a correction of a congenital defect in children over the age of eight with insurance coverage. If one waits til they are an adult the insurance companies have a harder time classifying it as a congenital problem and frequently deny coverage.