Oversized, misshapen, asymmetrical, or protruding ears can be an embarrassing trait to deal with on a daily basis. If you are self-conscious about the appearance of your ears, cosmetic ear surgery, or otoplasty, Houston, TX at the Belage Center for Facial Plastic Surgery can be a highly effective solution that can have extremely positive results. Board-certified in both facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (the treatment of conditions related to the ears, nose, throat, and neck), Dr. Haresh Yalamanchili has a very detailed understanding of the intricate anatomy of the ear.
If you would like to talk to an experienced Houston otoplasty surgeon, request a consultation with Dr. Yalamanchili at the Belage Center for Facial Plastic Surgery or call our office to schedule an appointment.
For Children or Adults
Oversized ears, ears that stick out too far from the head, ears that look misshapen…these are traits that can have a very negative effect on a person’s self-perception and self-confidence. That is why for children, we recommend correcting these issues before they start grade school if possible. However, there are many adults who never had the opportunity as children to correct the undesirable appearance of their ears. At the Belage Center, we have helped both children and adults reshape the ears to achieve a more desirable, unobtrusive appearance. This is one of the most rewarding procedures performed at our center. We enjoy seeing how the results of these surgery help patients of all ages escape the burden of being born with an unusual ear shape or size and allows them to regain their self-confidence.
Manipulating the skin and cartilage of the intricate ear anatomy requires precision and skill. This procedure also requires a surgeon who is able to understand the patient’s motivation and desired goals. Dr. Yalamanchili has extensive experience working with the anatomy of the ear as he has performed not only countless cosmetic ear procedures but many reconstructive procedures of the ear as well.
After an otoplasty, patients should expect a downtime of one to two weeks, and all patients are asked to refrain from sports and fitness activities for at least two weeks.
Whether or not you have an image in mind regarding how you would like your ears to look, Dr. Yalamanchili can guide you towards achieving a natural-looking result that you can be completely comfortable with. Our primary goals are to give you a normal ear appearance while keeping the functional aspects of the ear intact. Factors that Dr. Yalamanchili will consider during your otoplasty consultation include age and ear development, skin type, ethnicity, and degree of deformity.
You can take a look at some of our before-and-after photos to see the impact ear surgery can have on facial appearance. Most facial rejuvenation procedures offered at the Belage Center can be combined with otoplasty including eyelid surgery, brow lift, facelift, nose surgery, and chin implants.