Otoplasty Beverly Hills

Otoplasty & Pinnaplasty in Beverly Hills: What You Need to Know

Dr. Anita Patel offers ear pinning surgery and is done to correct overly protruding ears, and is commonly performed in children aged six to seven years old, or adults if not corrected as a child. This facial surgery tucks ears back as to provide a less protruding appearance.

Ready to learn more about an otoplasty? Book an appointment with Dr. Anita Patel, considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills.

Treatment Overview

Otoplasty, or ear pinning, is done for one or both ears, depending on the degree to which each ear is affected.

  • Length of Surgery: 1-2 hours
  • Anesthesia: General
  • Post-Op Activity: Avoid any strenuous activity for 6 weeks, and any activity that puts tension or pressure on the repair.
  • Return to Work: 1 week

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Do My Ears Stick Out?

The shape and configuration of the ears is a congenital trait, or one you were born with.

Can You Get Plastic Surgery on Your Ears?

Yes, you can get plastic surgery on the ears for a variety of conditions.

What is Ear Pinning Surgery?

Ear pinning surgery reshapes the ear to protrude less from the head.

What is Otoplasty Surgery?

Otoplasty is another word for ear pinning surgery, where sutures are placed behind the ear to reduce the degree of protrusion.

Does Otoplasty Scar?

The scar for otoplasty is behind the ear.

How Long Does Otoplasty Surgery Take?

Otoplasty typically takes less than one hour per ear.

When Can I Sleep on My Side After Otoplasty?

It is generally recommended to avoid sleeping on your side for the first couple weeks, and then sleep with a headband for another 4 weeks.

How Much Does Ear Plastic Surgery Cost?

The cost for otoplasty surgery will depend on a number of factors, including whether it is done on one ear or both. To provide you with accurate pricing information, we invite you to book a complimentary Pre-Consult Phone Call with our Patient Care Coordinator by calling 310.205.0212. During that phone call, important information will be discussed, and ballpark pricing will be provided.

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