Otoplasty Can Be Used to Improve the Appearance of an Injured Ear

Certain athletic activities and contact sports can cause minor ear injuries. Excess contact with the outer structures of the ear can cause scarring, cartilage damage and physical complications from hematomas. If you or a member of your family is dealing with an outer ear injury or a physical deformation of an ear, you should contact our plastic surgeon, Dr. Natalie Driessen... read more »

Otoplasty Can Alter Unappealing Elements of Your Ears

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... read more »

Otoplasty Can Improve the Appearance of Your Ears

On a functional level your ears allow you to hear the sounds of the world around you. The exterior of your ears includes different structures such as the lobe, helix, concha, and antihelix. Aberrations and physical imperfections in these areas can make your ears visually unappealing. This can have a significant impact on your self-image and self-esteem. If you feel... read more »

Otoplasty Can Correct Deviations with Your Ears

The human ear plays an important role in helping you to hear the sounds of the world around you. At the same time, the outward appearance of the ear can also have an impact on your self-image. If you have overly large ears, misshapen ears, or one of your ears has suffered physical damage, or scarring from a past trauma,... read more »