About Cosmetic Ear Surgery
Ears that stick outward and protrude, are misshapen and uneven, or are visibly too large can have a negative impact and affect your self-confidence, especially during the younger years. Ear reshaping surgery (also known as otoplasty) is a cosmetic treatment that can assist in redefining the size and shape of the ears and create a pleasing look. Dr. David Yonick is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Midland, MI who has assisted countless adults and children to overcome the fear of showing their ears by having this life-changing facial surgery. Regardless of the deformity, ear surgery at Yonick Plastic Surgery allows a person to display their face with self-assurance.
Ear surgery can be done on a patient at any age; however, it is extremely common among young children and is suggested before reaching elementary school. By age 6, this operative procedure is safe to be performed on a child. If you feel worried by the appearance of your ears because they stick out or are too large, otoplasty may be the ideal surgery attain a natural-looking appearance. If you suffer from a damaged earlobe, you are also a candidate for otoplasty.
"I would definitely recommend Dr. Yonick. He is great. The whole staff is very impressive. Great people to work with. Dr. Yonick genuinely cares about his patients and his performance in surgery. They helped me be me. They are all wonderful."- B / Office Visit / Nov 06, 2018
"Dr. Yonick was easy to talk to, and he listened."- L / Office Visit / Sep 09, 2018
"I have never encountered an office that was as efficient, as friendly, and as respectful of my time as Dr. Yonick's office. The organization and careful thought that went into the development of his practice is incredible. His innovation in regards to e-mail and text reminders is miles ahead of any other practice that I have went to. The entire staff is warm and inviting and they truly respect and value your time. I would recommend Dr. Yonick because he truly cares about the work that he does."- P / Office Visit / Sep 24, 2018
"I had two procedures done, I seen a difference.I like all the detailed information I was given to be able to make the choices I wanted.I Enjoyed the friendliness of all those in the office."- T.C. / Google / Oct 22, 2018
"This was my first visit to this office and I was so impressed when I walked in. Their displays were neatly placed out and I loved that they have essential oil diffusers throughout the office. I was welcomed by the medical esthetician Dariele and she was just a joy. We talked skin care and what my best options were to keep my skin healthy and looking youthful. We did a dermaplane (first timer) and OMG my skin has never felt better. I will be switching over to this office for my injectables as well! Top notch!"- J.M. / Google / Aug 26, 2018
Plan Your Procedure
Cosmetic ear surgery is completed using a form of anesthesia. In most cases, the incision is made near the back of the ear or inside the inner ear folds. During surgery, cartilage may be removed or added to create a more natural appearance. It is usual for both ears to be altered during the surgical procedure to ensure they look and appear balanced. Once the ears are surgically corrected, the incisions are closed with sutures and are bandaged so they can remain safeguarded for healing.
What to Expect
Once treatment has finished and it is safe to leave the outpatient surgery center, you will rest and recover at home. Dr. Yonick or a member of his team will give recovery instructions. It is important for you or your child not to rub, touch, or scratch the ears. Furthermore, you or your child should avoid laying on the ears, instead sleeping in an upright position for the first several days. Dr. Yonick will ask to see his ear surgery patients back within the first week — during this time, he will remove the bandages and observe you or your child's ears. Natural-looking ears are noticeable almost immediately and the results will continue to improve as the ears heal.
Reshape Your Ears
Although the ears are small, an abnormal position, shape, or size can make a huge difference to you or your child. Ear surgery (otoplasty) can help your child avoid teasing at school or help you if you feel uncomfortable about your ears. Contact Yonick Plastic Surgery in Midland, MI to schedule your appointment with Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Yonick and learn more about cosmetic ear surgery.