Frequently Asked Questions
Minor ear deformities are best corrected with ear splinting in the first few months just after birth. Excellent results can be achieved with splinting alone. Any parent with a newborn with an ear deformity should seek out a plastic surgeon for an opinion within the first month of age.
Sometimes children with ear deformities are teased at school. It’s recommended to correct the deformity before this happens to avoid any psychological stress. The ideal age is around 6-7 years of age.
Procedures on the ear are generally minor procedures. You can usually be discharged the same day.
They may be, but it depends on your individual policy.