Ear surgery known as otoplasty can be performed to set prominent ears back closer to the head if they are causing self-consciousness.
This procedure can be undertaken under local or general anaesthetic depending on the age of the patient and individual choice.
This involves re-creating the natural folds of the ears using sutures and cartilage modelling. This may often be undertaken in children teenagers and young adults.
“This has given me so much more confidence and I wish I had been able to do it when I was younger.”
KR, Age 48, Devon, Otoplasty
“I am very happy, I can now wear my hair up. I love the result. I am really happy with them.“SL, Okehampton, Devon, Otoplasty