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 – 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 […]

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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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