How much does otoplasty cost in Phoenix?
The otoplasty surgery cost will vary depending on the size and complexity of the treatment and the technique used. Fees charged by the surgeon and anesthesiologist can also vary.
Dr. Boll will provide you with a personalized otoplasty cost following your consultation. She also offers cosmetic procedure financing plans to help patients afford the cosmetic surgery they desire.
Am I a candidate for otoplasty?
Anyone unhappy with the size, shape, or projection of their ears is a potential candidate for ear surgery. Ideal candidates will have a clear understanding of their cosmetic concerns and ideal results. Dr. Boll can confirm if ear pinning surgery can provide those results during the consultation.
What is the right age for otoplasty?
There are no age restrictions on otoplasty for adults. Children should not undergo cosmetic ear surgery until they are at least five or six years old, but otoplasty is often performed on children. All healthy adults are eligible for ear surgery.
For more information, read our blog on the best age for otoplasty.
How can I prepare for otoplasty?
Before your surgery, you should refrain from taking blood-thinning medications, drinking alcohol, and smoking for two weeks. These steps will make your procedure safer, reduce the risk of complications, and speed up your recovery.
Does otoplasty surgery hurt?
Patients will experience itching, minor pain, and swelling around the ears for a few days after the operation. Patients can usually manage these symptoms with over-the-counter medications.
Are there risks or side effects from otoplasty?
Cosmetic ear surgery comes with risks like all surgical procedures. These are usually minor but cannot be entirely eliminated. Risks may include:
- Poor wound healing
- Minor nerve damage
- Ear asymmetry
- Poor aesthetic results