OTOPLASTY | EAR PLASTIC SURGERY SEATTLE BELLEVUE
By Otoplasty Revision Published Author, Award Winning Founder of a New Theory on Beauty, & Bellevue Seattle's Otoplasty Plastic Surgeon Dr. Philip Young & State University of NY Trained Plastic Surgeon Dr. Rikesh Parikh MD. Learn Why People All Over the World Have Chosen Dr. Young & Discover our Beauty Theory Advantage.
Lose your self-consciousness and be able to wear your hair up or cut your hair short. Otoplasty is the simple procedure that can be your answer.
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Have people made comments to you ever since you were little about your ears? These memories seem to stay with us for a very long time. Oftentimes these little things can affect the way we feel about ourselves, especially our confidence. Just like you, the people on these pages have been there too. You don't have to live with feeling self conscious about your ears. With Otoplasty, you can change your ears, feel more confident, and have Beauty work for you. Dr. Philip Young who has published a chapter on Revision Otoplasty and is the developer of a New Theory on Beauty knows just how powerful Beauty can be. Because life is so complex, we use simple information that are readily available to us to make complex decisions. Beauty happens to be one of those simple pieces of information. Studies show that the beautiful are perceived to be more competent, likable, trustworthy and are treated better by others. Why is that? Well researchers believe that some of these more complex attributes take too long to figure out, so people use Beauty to help them make those decisions. Click here to learn more about how Beauty Affects our Lives.
Sir Harold Delf Gillies Award-Winning Dr. Philip Young is an otoplasty | ear plastic surgery expert who recently has authored a chapter on otoplasty revision in a major textbook in 2013. Learn about his beauty theory and the Top Ten Reasons to Choose Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery and Dr. Young.
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Dr. Philip Young is a published author and very experienced Otoplasty and Otoplasty Revision expert (Click here for his 2013 Otoplasty Revision chapter in Advanced Cosmetic Otoplasty). Dr. Philip Young performs ear plastic surgery in Seattle to reshape large, deformed or protruding ears (Sometimes referred to, unfortunately, as Dumbo Ears), providing immediate and often dramatic aesthetic results. Dr. Young and his Team have people come from all over the world including Syria, Dubai, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, England, Canada, the Netherlands and Singapore.
Otoplasty is the plastic surgery of the ear. This can mean many things. It can range from the total reconstruction of a child’s ear when there is no ear present to the minor correction of a torn ear lobe from an ear ring mishap. Any procedures that are done to reshape or reconstruct the ear can be referred to as an otoplasty.
Microtia repair is the plastic surgery of a congenital deformity where some part or the entire ear is missing. The two main approaches are the use of one’s own cartilage or the use of implants, most commonly medpor. This technique is often employed at a very early age (as early as 5-6 years of age when the ears reach near adult size and shape) for those that have access to this type of skilled surgeon. Most of the times for major microtia repair, rib cartilage is preferred over other cartilage sources. Medpor is favored because of its ability to be incorporated into the patients tissues and it’s eventual behavior like one’s own tissues. Microtia is often also employed for adults that were not able to fix their ears at an early age.
Torn earlobes are a relatively common occurrence that can occur from ear ring injuries. The most common approach is to excise the hole and surgically close it. You can often re-pierce the ears in 3-6 months. There are more complicated ways to fix the earlobes but these options are ultimately less than optimal. This surgery is often done under local anesthesia.
The correction and reconstruction of gauged ear lobes often require flaps of earlobe tissue that are rearranged to reconstruct the earlobes. Re-piercing of the earlobes can occur 3-6 months later depending on the healing.
Prominent ears require treatment of the base or concha of the ears and also the reshaping of the anti-helix of the superior part of the ear. Other techniques can be incorporated to bring the earlobes and superior base of the ear closer to the head. Most incisions are situated behind the ears. Thorough knowledge of the different techniques in this situation allows for incorporation of longer lasting option and adjustments. The earliest age for this is usually considered to be also at the age of 5-6.
Otoplasty Revision and correction of previous otoplasties are often even more difficult and require the knowledge of all aspects of otoplasty to allow the surgeon to adjust to varying presentations of less than perfect ears from previous surgeries. Reconstructive techniques that are used in other areas of plastic surgery are often called upon in these cases.
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If you are interested in scheduling an appointment you can email, call 425-990-3223 (Office) and even text message 425-505-0938 (Mobile) us at anytime. Click here if you would like to find out more about our consultation process. If you live out of town, we can schedule a phone consultation with you and show you how to take the five basic photos you will need. For more information on preparing for your procedure, we have an informative Plastic Surgery Patient Care Page and Wound Care and Scar Prevention Page. If you are having a procedure, it is important to stay off blood thinners and the listed medications to avoid for two weeks before and two weeks after the planned date of your procedure.
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