Otoplasty (Ear Pinning) – McLean, Virginia
Prominent ears can attract unwanted attention that can potentially harm a person’s self-image. Ear surgery—also called ear pinning or otoplasty—with McLean, Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Germain is usually performed to set prominent ears back, closer to the head, or to reduce the size of large ears. Ear surgery is often performed on children after the age of 4, when the ears reach full size. Otoplasty can help the child avoid a lifetime of ridicule and self-doubt resulting from unusually shaped ears.
For adults in McLean, Virginia, otoplasty (ear pinning) plastic surgery can address lifelong concerns about their appearance. McLean, Virginia plastic surgeon Dr. Germain may reshape or reduce the size of the ears to help them appear symmetrical and streamlined with the contours of the face. The procedure helps improve how adults and children feel about their appearance.