Otoplasty FAQ

December 4, 2014

Do you NEED a surgeon board certified by the ABFPRS, or the ABCS, or the XYZS?

The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) IS THE ONLY BOARD specialty recognized by the American Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This is the […]
December 4, 2014

What are some risks and complications associated with ear-pinning or otoplasty?

Risks associated with otoplasty surgery may be grouped into anesthesia risks, and surgical complications. Anesthesia risks are common to any surgery and are discussed elsewhere. Events […]
December 4, 2014

How long is the healing time after otoplasty or ear pinning?

Though all otoplasty patients recover at their own pace after ear reshaping, there are some general trends. The initial pain subsides over the course of two […]
December 4, 2014

What is otoplasty?

Otoplasty is the surgical name for ear-pinning, performed for prominent ears. There are multiple causes described for the prominent ear(s), but usually the two most common […]
December 4, 2014

What is recovery like after otoplasty or ear pinning surgery?

Though all otoplasty patients recover at their own pace after ear reshaping, there are some general trends. The initial pain subsides over the course of two […]
December 4, 2014

What is ear-pinning surgery?

Otoplasty is the surgical name for ear-pinning, performed for prominent ears. There are multiple causes described for the prominent ear(s), but usually the two most common […]
December 4, 2014

What is ear-pinning surgery?

Otoplasty is the surgical name for ear-pinning, performed for prominent ears. There are multiple causes described for the prominent ear(s), but usually the two most common […]
December 4, 2014

Am I a good candidate for ear-pinning surgery or otoplasty?

There are generally two subsets of patients who present for ear-pinning and/or reshaping, the child who is brought in by a concerned parent, and the older […]
December 4, 2014

Am I a good candidate for ear-pinning surgery or otoplasty?

There are generally two subsets of patients who present for ear-pinning and/or reshaping, the child who is brought in by a concerned parent, and the older […]