Stahl’s Ear – Otoplasty Spock Ear Chicago

Ear malformations can be embarrassing and a constant source of self-consciousness. One example of an ear malformation that can be fixed using an otoplasty procedure is Stahl’s Ear, also known as Spock Ear. Stahl’s Ear is usually surgically corrected around ages five to six. The younger the patient is, the more flexible the cartilage. And […]

Otoplasty Recovery – Ear Surgery Post-Operative Care Chicago

If you or your child will soon be undergoing otoplasty surgery to correct the appearance of out-of-proportion ears, you’ll need to know as much as possible about the healing period. How long does otoplasty recovery take? After six weeks of otoplasty recovery, the patient will be fully healed and ready to return to their normal […]

Otoplasty – Chicago Scars Ear Alteration Surgery

If your child’s ears are unusual in shape and/or size and they’ve been the subject of teasing, you may be considering corrective ear surgery, or otoplasty. This common procedure can allow a child to fit in, helping with their emotional growth. Scarring from otoplasty surgery is very minimal and not at all obvious. When an […]

Chicago Otoplasty – Ear Surgery

Being born with ears that stick out or are abnormally large can be extremely difficult for children who are often tirelessly teased by their peers. Unfortunately, the long-lasting effects of this teasing can lead to low self-esteem in their teens and even in adulthood. Chicago Cosmetic Ear Surgery, or Otoplasty, is a procedure to set […]

Plastic Surgery Indications for Men

Chicago, Illinois What is Gynecomastia and what can be done about it? Gynecomastia is a medical condition characterized by overdevelopment of male breasts. While some men may just have extra weight in their breasts, Gynecomastia is an actual problem that causes male breasts to develop with feminine qualities. It is a more common procedure than […]

Plastic Surgery Issues & Benefits for Teens

Chicago, Illinois Teens are at a very difficult time in their development, and physical flaws that make a teen stand out among peers can be very detrimental to a fragile psyche. Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Placik will provide you with all of the information needed to make an informed decision as to whether or not […]

Other Facial Surgery

For particular problem spots or concerns that may not be effectively improved with a more general approach, there are targeted surgeries and treatments that can help. From cheek enhancement to lip augmentation or even nonsurgically improving the shape of your newborn baby’s ears, a number of cosmetic facial surgery options are available to meet your […]