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otoplasty

 [o´to-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the external ear.

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas'tē),
Constructive or reparative plastic surgery of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

/oto·plas·ty/ (o´to-plas″te) plastic surgery of the ear.

otoplasty

(ō′tə-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical repair, restoration, or alteration of the auricle of the ear.

otoplasty

[ō′təplas′tē]
Etymology: Gk, ous + plassein, to mold
a common procedure in reconstructive plastic surgery in which, for cosmetic reasons, some of the cartilage in the ears is removed to bring the auricle and pinna closer to the head.

otoplasty

A technique for correcting auricular deformities, often using the Mustard technique combined with conchal setback; symmetry is best achieved by using a standard point of reference–eg, Frankfort line

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas-tē)
Reparative surgery of the auricle of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

Any plastic surgical operation to correct cosmetically unacceptable ears. Otoplasty for prominent, bat-like ears, or for ‘lop ears’ is usually performed in childhood.

otoplasty

plastic sugery of the ear.

cosmetic otoplasty
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By contrast, otoplasty or pinnaplasty is a complex surgical procedure that requires a visit to a fully-fitted operating suite, requires a general anesthetic and is associated with significant down-time post treatment.
Traditionally, otoplasty surgery had been performed under general anesthesia or twilight sedation in a surgical suite.
The ear is fully developed at around three years old and otoplasty is an option from the age of five, when cartilage is strong enough to hold stitches.
He also offers additional plastic surgery procedures that appeal to young adults, including rhinoplasty, otoplasty and Asian eyelid surgery, which creates creases in the eyelids of individuals of Asian descent.
Otoplasty (ears pinned back) pounds 2K, nose job pounds 4K, breast uplift pounds 4.
based plastic surgeon is experienced at otoplasty and breast augmentation.
Far from being superficial, in many cases procedures like otoplasty from a Beverly Hills-based surgeon, which correct issues with ears in both child and adult patents, have been found to have very positive effects on one's self-image.
Dr Miriam says: There is and it's called otoplasty.
He also offers additional plastic surgery procedures, including facial rejuvenation, reconstructive surgery, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, skin resurfacing, laser procedures, hair restoration, and ethnic cosmetic surgery procedures.
The UK's most popular cosmetic surgical procedures in 2006:Breast augmentation: 6,156 people - up 9% from 2005 Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery): 5,065 - up 48% Liposuction: 3,986 - up 90% Face/Neck Lift: 3,281 - up 44% Breast reduction: 3,219 - up 19% Abdominoplasty: 2,743 - up 47% Rhinoplasty (nose job): 2,678 - up 18% Otoplasty (ear correction): 943 - down 20% Brow lifts: 868 - up 50%
Otoplasty (ears pinned back) EUR3K, nose job EUR6K, breast uplift EUR7K, liposuction to stomach and 'love handles' EUR6K, fat transfer EUR4K,
That's why sticky-out ears are particularly noticeable in children and the operation, called otoplasty, to correct them is often left until that age.