While ears are unique in shape, they should be balanced and symmetrical in appearance. When an ear is oddly shaped or different than the other, it can impact the aesthetics of the face. If you have misshapen or asymmetrical ears, plastic surgery can help you achieve a balanced ear appearance. Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery performs ear reshaping surgery at our Los Angeles facility.
The ears are mostly made of cartilage that is easily damaged or misshapen. An estimated 30% of infants are born with misshapen ears. The cartilage can be changed in shape while in the womb or during childbirth. In the weeks following birth, the ear cartilage in infants is very pliable due to high levels of estrogen. The ear cartilage can be reshaped with non-surgical ear molding to restore a balanced ear during this time. However, if the ears stay misshapen, plastic surgery can be used to correct the appearance later in childhood or adulthood.
Reshaping Unbalanced Ears
If you were born with oddly shaped ears or your ears were damaged from trauma, ear reshaping surgery can achieve improved aesthetics. Dr. Obaid Chaudhry is a talented plastic surgeon with years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. His surgical skills and artistic eye can achieve a balanced ear contour for his patients with misshapen or symmetrical ears. Many ear plastic surgeries require reshaping the cartilage and may need cartilage grafting to create the desired ear shape. Dr. Chaudhry is experienced in skin, cartilage and fat grafting to recreate facial features, including reshaping deformed ears.
Cosmetic ear surgery is one of the more complex types of facial plastic surgery. The intricate shape of the ears requires expertise to create the desired shape. Dr. Chaudhry is highly respected in his field for his natural-appearing results when performing all types of facial plastic surgery.
If you are self-conscious of your ear shape or symmetry, plastic surgery may be the solution to achieve balanced, beautiful ears. To learn more about ear plastic surgery, contact us at Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills facility to schedule a cosmetic ear reshaping consultation with Dr. Chaudhry.