Ear Pinning Surgery (Pinnaplasty, Otoplasty) Cost & Guide

Ear Pinning Surgery (Pinnaplasty, Otoplasty) Cost & Guide

Ear pinning surgery, also known as an ear correction, otoplasty or pinnaplasty, is a procedure that alters the size, shape or position of the ears. The ears are a prominent feature of the face and so changing how they look or how much they stand out can have a large effect on appearance as well as confidence. Pinnaplasty is a commonly performed surgery on both adults and children and can help those unhappy with the look of their ears.

SUMMARY

Procedure time

1 to 2 hours

Overnight stay

0 - 1 night

Anaesthetic

Usually local, but sometimes general is used

Recovery time

3 - 6 months

Surgery Goals
Cost
Candidates
The Procedure
The Consultation
Risks & Complications
Preparing for Surgery
Aftercare

FAQs

Below you can find some of the most common ear pinning FAQs:

Will the NHS pay for my ear pinning?
Do I need a GP referral for ear pinning surgery?
What is the difference between otoplasty & pinnaplasty?
When can I wear glasses again after my ear pinning?
Will ear pinning surgery affect my hearing?
What are the effects of drugs, smoking and alcohol on ear pinning surgery?

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Ear pinning surgery is a procedure popular amongst children and adults alike and can increase confidence and appearance of the ears

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