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The human ear is largely designed to provide clear an effective hears. However, genetics and some possible environmental factors can sometimes affect the shape and appearance of your ears. Some of these issues can leave you feeling uncomfortable about the appearance of your ears or their proportional relationship to the rest of your face.

If you are unhappy with the general appearance of your ears, you should consider scheduling a consultation with Dr. Natalie Driessen and the cosmetic surgery specialists at Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Specialists.

The consultation involves examining the nature and degree of the defect to your ears and any impact the structural factors related to hearing. Dr. Natalie Driessen can then help you understand your treatment options.

Sometimes minor deviations with the appearance of your ears can be addressed by an otoplasty treatment. This outpatient treatment can alter the natural shape of your ears while also helping them appear proportional to your face.

Any necessary recovery and aftercare information will be covered by Dr. Natalie Driessen and her team. This could possibly include a prescription for pain medication to help you remain comfortable while your ears heal. Throughout the early part of the process, the bandages will need to remain in place.

If you are in the Palm Desert, California, area and you aren’t with the cosmetic appearance of your ears, you should call (760) 773-6616 to set up an otoplasty consultation at Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Specialists.