ideal ear
• The ideal ratio of width and height of ear is 4:7.
• Upper part of pinna should be located on the eye level, and earlobe should be located on the same level of nose tip.
• Ear should be tilted about 8-10 degrees towards the back of the head.


■ Prominent Ears

It is also known as donkey ears that have a flat and long shape without a cartilage fold.

These types of ears show severe degree of protrusion from both sides and the front view.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia. After incision on the ear surface,
the cartilage is either adjusted or replaced with customized implants.


■ Cryptotia

When ears seem to be hidden behind the facial line, they are often called cryptotia.

This condition affects not only one’s outer appearance but also one’s hearing abilities. Thus correction is mandatory.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia and IV sedation, and the whole procedure takes 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes. After incision on the ear surface, skin graft is often implemented along with the usage of specially designed flap. Severe curvature on cartilage can also be corrected at the same time.


■ Pointy Ears

When upper parts of the ears are pointy, it is often called Satyr’s Ears from ancient Greek myths, or devil’s ears when condition is severe.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia and IV sedation, and the whole procedure takes about 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes. To correct the pointy ears, complex procedures often take place along with the skin and cartilage graft and adjustments.


■ Folded Ears

When upper parts of ears are depressed in appearance, it is considered as folded ears.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia, and the cartilage is either adjusted or replaced with customized implants after incision.


■ Pixie Ears

When ears appear as having no earlobes, it is considered pixie ears. Pixie ears are often considered as bad luck in Asian culture so individuals with such condition seek correction.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia, and earlobes are created either with implants or autologous skin.


■ Buddha's Ears (Floppy Ears)

Individuals with big earlobes often experience difficulties with their condition. It can also be caused by aging process as skin loses its elasticity and droops by gravity.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia, and excess skin from earlobes is removed without leaving any visible scar.


■ Microtia

Microtia is as congenital deformity that is caused by slow growth of ears and stays as not fully developed. One or both ears may not remain or appear as lumps. Hearing impairment can also be accompanied when conditions are severe.



Surgical Method The procedure begins with local anesthesia and IV sedation, the shape of the ears is created using implants after being fully designed considering the location of the ears and balance with the overall face.


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