Ear Pinning Surgery FAQs
Will the NHS Pay for My Ear Pinning?
A cosmetic ear pinning procedure is not normally available on the NHS. It may, however, be carried out if there is evidence of significant psychological distress.
Do I Need a GP Referral for Ear Pinning Surgery?
Most surgeons are happy to see you for an ear pinning consultation without a referral from your GP. They may, however, need to contact your GP for details of your medical history.
In rare cases, some medical conditions may need a sign off from your doctor prior to having the surgery, but your Patient Care Adviser will let you know if this applies to you.
Published: Monday, 8 February 2021