Otoplasty (Ear Pinning) in Atlanta, GA
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your ears or earlobes, an otoplasty (ear pinning) procedure may be right for you. Otoplasty is an effective cosmetic procedure for children and adults that can change the shape of your ears and/or to bring them closer to your head if they protrude further than you would like.
Dr. Aaron Fletcher, Board Certified, Otolaryngologist will discuss your specific facial enhancement goals and how you can shape your ears.
Who is a Candidate for Ear Pinning (Otoplasty)?
Dr. Fletcher advises patients that they may be a good candidate for ear shaping if you are unhappy with the size (prominent ear) and shape or your ears. You might feel that they stick out too far (protruding ear), have an unsightly shape, or are too big for your face. Ear surgery can give you more confidence and balance other features of your face to enhance your appearance.
Some children also get otoplasty because of the shape of their ears. Children with large earlobes or ears that stick out more than average can be victims of teasing by their peers. Dr. Fletcher will advise you if your child is a suitable candidate for ear shaping surgery.
Some adult patients may select complementary procedures to achieve their overall facial reshaping and renewal goals. These procedures include:
- Fat grafting or facial liposculpture
- Cheek augmentation / augmentation
- Lip augmentation with fillers
During your consultation with Dr. Fletcher, he will discuss your concerns and thoroughly review your ear shaping surgery.
How Is Ear Pinning (Ear Reshaping) Performed, What Is the Recovery Time, and What Are the Expected Results?
Your consultation starts with discussing your goals for ear shaping surgery and the desired results.
The surgery can be done under local or general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. Dr. Fletcher carefully makes all incisions behind the ears so there are no visible scars later. You might have swelling for one to two weeks after the surgery, with a numb sensation for up to three months. You can see the results after a week when the dressing is removed from the surgery wounds.*
Expert ear shaping gives patients of all ages more confidence in their appearance!
LOOK AS YOUNG AS YOU FEEL!
The Georgia Center for Ear, Nose, and Throat is more than an advanced sinus treatment facility. We offer a wide array of cosmetic facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Aaron Fletcher and his staff are committed to making sure you feel comfortable in each stage of the process. Call and schedule a consultation to learn more about Dr. Fletcher’s brow lift and other facial procedures. Call us at 678.902.9495 or contact us online for your consultation.
“Dr. Fletcher and his staff are amazing. They have walked with my husband and I through every step of his surgery process. They are patient resourceful and genuine. God couldn’t have blessed us with a better team. Thank you for everything."
“Dr. Fletcher and his staff are all I could have hoped for in an ENT specialist. He has been my specialist for several years now and has always provided the absolute best care, best advice and treatment during every visit!"
“That was my first visit and I really appreciate how prompt, attentive and thorough the staff and the doctor was. I would recommend my friends."
“I've been looking for a great ENT, I'm so glad that I've finally found one in Dr. Fletcher! He makes me feel a part of the family, I recommend all of my friends and co-workers."
“A very professional and friendly staff. Dr. Fletcher is very detailed and informational in his explanations. His office staff Ashley C Valerie are warm and friendly. They walked my daughter through her tonsils being removed and made it seamless."
“Terrific ENT practice. Was able to get an appointment by the next day to clear ear canals. In and out within 45 minutes. Excellent and professional service by friendly staff."
“Appt was on time. Staff very courteous. Every step & procedure explained.
Nothing rushed or ignored. Left with a clear plan of action and follow up in place."
“Wish I could give this place 10 stars. I've been seeing Dr. Fletcher for over a year about my under eye hollows. He always gets me right and when I came in for a touch-up yesterday, I received exactly what I'm used to. I love that although they were pretty busy, I still felt safe and clean in the office. The staff is friendly and comforting as well. I always look forward to seeing Dr. Fletcher and his team."
“Dr. Fletcher removed my thyroid. He took excellent care of me pre-op and post-op. Dr Fletcher took the time to answer all the questions that I and my family had. We were all at ease going in to the procedure and recovery has gone smoothly. Dr Fletcher has kept me well informed on my care and condition and I will readily recommend him and his staff for all of their services."
“Five star experience. I came to Dr. Fletcher for lip fillers and they turned out amazing. He did some tweaking to a previous filler job I had done, and I couldn’t be more impressed. Friendly office environment, staff is amazing."
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