Why does my child have to wait until age four to have otoplasty performed?
In order for ear surgery to be successful, it is necessary for a child’s ears to be fully developed. This generally occurs around age five or six, which is why Dr. Hamrah does not accept patients younger than this age.
I am an adult and embarrassed by my ear prominence. Am I a candidate for otoplasty?
While the majority of otoplasty patients are children, adults with irregular ear prominence can still have their ears surgically modified. However, a child’s ear cartilage is far more pliable, which allows Dr. Hamrah additional maneuverability in order to achieve a patient