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Ear Surgery in Nashville, TN
Many people are bothered by prominent, poorly shaped, or over-projecting ears. People who are unhappy with poorly shaped or over-projecting ears may be good candidates for ear reshaping surgery (otoplasty). Ear reshaping can be an excellent option for young children (as early as six or seven years of age), older children, teenagers, and adults. Dr. Griffin will gladly meet with you to discuss whether you or your child is a good candidate for ear reshaping surgery.
DON GRIFFIN M.D., FACS
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Don Griffin realizes that no two patients are exactly alike — and neither are his surgical plans. Learn more about his background and his unique approach.
WHAT CAN OTOPLASTY DO FOR YOU?
- Set protruding ears closer to the head
- Correct poorly defined ear folds
- Balance asymmetrical ears
- Improve overall facial aesthetics
WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?
Otoplasty is performed by Dr. Griffin in Nashville, Tennessee is an outpatient procedure that takes between one to two hours. It is usually done under general anesthesia, but sedation or local anesthesia can be used. The head is wrapped to protect the ear for one week, and then a headband is used while sleeping for three weeks. The skin sutures are absorbable.To learn more about your options, request your consultation online, or call us at (615) 321-1003 to book your appointment.