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 […]

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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 […]

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Ear Surgery- Chicago

Exceedingly protruding ears can be a source of pain and embarrassment from childhood on. Usually performed under local anesthetic, an otoplasty consists of repositioning the ears through an incision in the back. Additionally depending on your needs, your cartilage may be resculpted or removed to create a more sleek appearance. Dr. Placik may also use […]

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Chicago Ear Corrective Surgery

Being born with ears that stick out or are abnormally large can be extremely difficult for children on into adolescence and even adulthood. Chicago Cosmetic Ear Surgery, or Otoplasty, is a procedure to set the ears back closer to the sides of the head. The cartilage may also be re-shaped or some bits of it […]

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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 […]

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Improving the Appearance of Protruding Ears in Children

Children who are born with ears that are more prominent than others, are out of proportion with the rest of their features and protrude out from the sides of the head, often become victims of cruel teasing by their peers. Through Chicago Otoplasty, Dr. Placik has helped countless children and adults alike reclaim their confidence […]

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Chicago Ear Surgery for Adults and Children

Being born with ears that stick out or are abnormally large can be extremely difficult for children on into adolescence and even adulthood. Chicago Cosmetic Ear Surgery, or Otoplasty, is a procedure to set the ears back closer to the sides of the head. The cartilage may also be re-shaped or some bits of it […]

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