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Ear Pinning (Otoplasty)

Do your ears protrude farther than you want from the sides of your head? Ready for ears that lie flat against your head?

Ear pinning will have them appearing normal again.

Ear pinning, or more technically, Otoplasty, is a procedure whose purpose is to create ears with normal folds and normal protrusion. It’s accomplished by making incisions on the back of the ear. The cartilage is weakened so it lies flat, and sometimes underlying cartilage is removed from within the ear. At that point the cartilage is reshaped which brings the ear back closer to the head. When done, the incision on the back of the ear is sutured closed. This procedure can be performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia with a short recovery period.

Please visit our before and after gallery to see some of our results.

To find out if Ear Pinning is right for you, you should start with a consultation with our practice. That’s the best way for you to get all your questions answered and for us to get a clear understanding of your goals. Then we’ll educate you about your available options, likely outcomes, risks, and recovery. Contact us at 727.547.9244 to schedule your appointment.

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Meet Dr. Singer

Dr. Karen Singer understands these needs and has been transforming people’s appearances for more than 25 years. Dr. Singer combines extensive formal training with an artist’s eye for design, form, proportion and symmetry to produce great results. Dr. Singer earned her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors. After earning her MD at Harvard Medical School … [Read More]

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