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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