American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member Log In For Medical Professionals
 

Ear Surgery

Otoplasty

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. It can correct a defect in the ear structure that is present at birth, or it can treat misshapen ears caused by injury.

What is ear surgery?

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear.

Otoplasty can correct a defect in the ear structure that is present at birth that becomes apparent with development or it can treat misshapen ears caused by injury. 

Ear surgery creates a natural shape, while bringing balance and proportion to the ears and face. Correction of even minor deformities can have profound benefits to appearance and self-esteem.

If protruding or disfigured ears bother you or your child, you may consider plastic surgery.

Specifically ear surgery can treat:

  • Overly large ears — a rare condition called macrotia
  • Protruding ears occurring on one or both sides in varying degrees — not associated with hearing loss
  • Adult dissatisfaction with previous ear surgery


Logo

Surgeons In Your Area

Member Headshot

Morad Tavallali MD

#1150 5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Member Headshot

Csaba Magassy MD

1300 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, VA 22101

(703) 790-5454

Member Headshot

Erica Anderson MD

297 Herndon Parkway Suite 101
Herndon, VA 20170

(703) 481-0002

Member Headshot

George Bitar MD

3023 Hamaker Court Suite 109
Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 206-0506

Member Headshot

Sung Yoon MD

9715 Medical Center Drive Suite 233
Rockville, MD 20850

(301) 913-0304

Member Headshot

Haven Barlow MD

802 Bestgate Road Suite A
Annapolis, MD 21401

Member Headshot

Andrew Goldberg MD

3222 Navy Drive
Herndon, VA 20171

(703) 264-0904

Member Headshot

James French MD

5550 Friendship Blvd Suite 130 Center for Plastic...
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

(301) 652-7700

Logo

Patient Care Center