Some people have noticeably large ears, also known as ‘bat ears’.
Having this condition can make people feel less confident. For younger children, it may also be the reason for being bullied by their peers. Otoplasty, or ear pinning, is a procedure which involves performing surgery to the external ear in order to improve the shape and the position of the ear. It’s one of the few cosmetic procedures that are suitable for children as this surgery can be performed once the ear cartilage is fully formed and stable enough to manipulate. Most of the time, otoplasty is performed for two main reasons: to set prominent ears back closer to the head, or to reduce the size of larger ears. However, your surgeon can perform an ear surgery to improve any of the following conditions depending on your individual needs: