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Beautifully reshape and refine the ears with ear surgery

Candidates for our San Diego otoplasty surgery (ear surgery) include any adult or child with prominent or misshaped ears. The most common reason for this procedure is to correct protruding ears.

Prominent ears are a result of a variety of different anatomic configurations, however the two most common reasons ears are prominent are due to the lack of an anti-helical fold and over-sized cartilage.

The general treatment considerations are to identify the source or reason for the prominence and then to treat the specific finding. In some cases it requires creation of the anti-helical fold while in other cases it requires setting the ear back closer to the head. In many cases, it requires both techniques.

How do I get started with ear surgery?

If you are curious to learn more about whether otoplasty in San Diego may be the right choice for you, or you have a child interested in treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact double Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Karam today. During your initial session, he will be able to address such important topics as financing, risks, recovery and results in greater depth.

Dr. Karam is especially gentle and playful with young children. He is able to set them at ease quite quickly, relieving any anxiety and creating an atmosphere of healing and tranquility.

He will examine your ears, review your medical records, and begin to create a customized plan of action for resolving your most troublesome aesthetic issues. Dr. Karam also will provide you access to our before and after library of photographs so you can get the clearest picture of what kind of outcomes are available.

Dr. Karam, who is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology, offers services in San Diego County including San Diego, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo and La Jolla in Southern California.

If you are ready to schedule an appointment with Dr. Karam, contact us today.

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