Dr. Philip Young is an Otoplasty | Otoplasty Revision Expert having more than 15 years experience in this very specialized area. He is also a published author on this subject. Click here for his Otoplasty Revision Chapter in Advanced Cosmetic Otoplasty. Here are some more Ear Plastic Surgery | Otoplasty Learning Videos. You can learn more by visiting our main Ear Plastic Surgery | Otoplasty webpage or our Ear Plastic Surgery | Otoplasty Before & After Photos.
Watch this Introduction to the Otoplasty Surgery & Ear Plastic Surgery to Learn More. Topics including: Discussions and Before & After Images for Otoplasty Revision Surgery, Prominent Conspicuous Large Ears; Congenital Birth Defect Microtia, Lop Cup Ear Deformity, Keloid Ear Scarring, Gauged Earlobe Surgical Closure, Other Congenital Birth Defects in the Ear and its Reconstruction, etc
Watch this video to see all the steps for a Microtia reconstruction using Medpor / Porous Polyethylene. In this video, we will show the harvest of the superficial temporal parietal fascial flap, the opposite ear graft, abdominal skin graft that are the major parts of creating a new ear.
Watch this video to see us reduce a very large ear from 80 mm to 60 mm approximately. Macrotia is a abnormally large ear. The normal ear is about 58-62 in total length. There are many approaches to reduce the ear. For very large ears a large wedge is an option. Earlobe reduction can also play a part.
Seattle Dr. Young presents the correction of a class 3 microtia which is the most severe form of a congenital anomaly where the ear does not develop fully. Here Dr. Young uses rib cartilage to reconstruct her ear. This is done during a demonstration in Vietnam at one of his "Face to Face" medical missions. This is one of the many philanthropy activities that dr. young has participated in.
This is a live video demonstration of Dr. Young who discusses and demonstrates the Reconstruction of an earlobe gauged ear. The Gauge had created a big hole in the ear lobe. One of the main reasons people come in to have this done is actually to get a job and this is in this case as well. The patient did extremely well and it was a complete success because she was able to get a very nice job after her healing.
Otoplasty revision surgery is not a completely well known Super Sub specialty in plastic surgery. The overcorrected ear represent the challenge because of lack of skin as well as the surigical changes that were used to create that situation. A lot of times with an otoplasty revision such as an overly Pinback or overcorrected ear means is that you have to supply skin as well as cartilaginous structures to help reverse the Overpinned State.