Ear Surgery

Sets prominent ears back closer to the head and/or reduces the size of large ears. This procedure is most often performed on children between the ages of four and fourteen and may be covered by insurance.

Young children: usually general anesthesia is given. For older children or adults: a general or local anesthesia is used with sedation.

The patient may return to school or work within five to seven days, and resume strenuous activity, such as contact sports in one to two months.