Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure designed to reshape and reposition the ears for a more proportionate and natural-looking appearance. At Maan Plastic Surgery, ear surgery in Los Gatos is led by the renowned Dr. Z in Los Gatos, we understand the impact ear shape and size can have on self-confidence. We help our patients achieve their aesthetic goals through personalized and expert care.
What is Ear Surgery?
Otoplasty is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the appearance and function of the ears. Otoplasty can address many issues, including prominent or protruding ears, large earlobes, and asymmetry. During the procedure, Dr. Z will reshape and reposition the ear cartilage to create a more balanced and natural-looking result. The goal is to improve the overall appearance of the ears and help patients feel more confident with their appearance.
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Corrects:
- Prominent ears that protrude too far from the head
- Asymmetrical ears that are different in shape, size, or position
- Large or stretched earlobes
- Deformed ears due to injury or congenital defects
- Misshapen or disproportionate ears that cause self-consciousness
- Dissatisfaction with a previous ear surgery result
- Functional issues with the ears, such as hearing problems caused by malformed ear structure
Your Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Session
During your consultation for ear surgery in Los Gatos, a personalized treatment plan will be developed. Dr. Z will evaluate the shape, size, and position of your ears to determine the right technique. In some cases, soft splints may be used to reshape the cartilage, while in other cases, a small incision may be necessary to reposition or remove ear cartilage. Whether you require ear pinning, earlobe repair, or another type of surgery, Dr. Z will discuss the details and any potential risks and benefits to ensure you are fully informed.
Candidates for Ear Surgery (Otoplasty):
- Individuals with protruding or asymmetrical ears that are causing self-consciousness
- Adults or children in good health and with fully developed ears (usually around age 6)
- Individuals who have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure
- Those committed to following pre- and post-operative instructions
- Patients who are non-smokers or willing to quit smoking before and after the surgery
- Individuals without medical conditions that could increase the risk of complications
Why Choose Dr. Z For Your Ear Surgery In Los Gatos?
Dr. Z at Maan Plastic Surgery is a highly trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon focusing on regenerative medicine and stem cell biology. He takes a patient-centered approach to care, carefully listening to each patient’s goals and educating them on achieving their desired outcome. Dr. Z is dedicated to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals and ensuring they are thrilled with their results. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Z today.