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How Your Ears
Influence Facial Harmony

The shape of your ears plays a subtle yet significant role in your overall facial balance. The position and shape of your ears can impact the perceived proportions of your face. Prominent or misshapen ears draw attention away from facial features like the eyes and lips. Furthermore, ears that are disproportionately large or uneven or ears that project outwards can disrupt facial symmetry. Dr. Burchhardt offers personalized ear surgery to restore optimal ear shape, size, and positioning.

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Ear Surgery: An Overview

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure to improve the appearance and function of the ears. It addresses various concerns, including prominent ears, misshapen ears, or ear asymmetry. During the surgery, Dr. Burchhardt can reshape, reposition, or resize the ears to create a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing look. Ear surgery is commonly sought by individuals of all ages, including children and adults, who wish to enhance their ear aesthetics and achieve greater facial harmony.

Preparing for Ear Surgery

When you’ve decided to undergo ear surgery, it’s important to be well-prepared for the procedure to ensure a smooth and successful outcome. Start by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Burchhardt, during which you can discuss your goals and expectations. She will provide you with specific instructions on preparing for the surgery, including any pre-operative tests and medication guidelines.

In the days leading up to the surgery, follow Dr. Burchhardt’s recommendations regarding diet, alcohol, and tobacco use to optimize your healing process. Additionally, arrange for someone to drive you to and from the surgical facility on the day of your procedure. By adhering to Dr. Burchhardt’s guidance, you’ll set the stage for a successful ear surgery and a satisfying outcome that aligns with your goals.

Ear Surgery Corrects:

  • Prominent ears
  • Misshapen ears
  • Ear asymmetry
  • Overly large ears
  • Disproportionate ear size
  • Stretched or torn earlobes

Ear Surgery Recovery & Results

After your ear surgery with Dr. Burchhardt, you may experience swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort around the ears. These side effects are common and can be managed with prescribed pain medication. You should plan to take it easy for about a week, and strenuous activities and heavy lifting should be avoided for four to six weeks.

You’ll begin to see the initial results as the swelling subsides, typically within a few weeks. The full results of your ear surgery will become more apparent over the next months as your ears settle into their new shape. These results are typically long-lasting, leading to improved ear aesthetics and enhanced facial harmony for years to come.

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Ear Surgery FAQs

What is the most common reason people undergo ear surgery?

The most common reason is to address prominent ears via a procedure known as “ear pinning” or otoplasty. This procedure is often sought by individuals, including children, who are bothered by ears that stick out prominently.

How long does the recovery from ear surgery typically take?

The initial recovery period usually lasts about one to two weeks, during which you should avoid strenuous activities. The full recovery and the final results can take several months as any residual swelling and bruising gradually subside.

Before & After


Why Choose Dr. Daniela Burchhardt?

Dr. Burchhardt is your trusted choice for ear surgery due to her exceptional credentials and expertise. As a board-certified facial plastic surgeon with certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, she brings unparalleled skill to her practice. Dr. Burchhardt’s extensive experience in facial aesthetics ensures that you are in the hands of a true expert. If you’re considering ear surgery, schedule a consultation with Dr. Burchhardt today.

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