If you or a loved one has suffered ridicule because of large or protruding ears, then board-certified aesthetic surgeon Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf may be able to help. This common outpatient procedure removes and reshapes the ear cartilage under local anesthesia in order to bring the ears closer to the head.

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Why Choose Music City Plastic Surgery?

Ear pinning is a procedure undergone by many adults, as well as young children over the age of five. Dr. Burgdorf provides kindness and personalized care for patients of all ages, creating a “family-style culture” that instantly sets even the most anxious individuals at ease. He believes that the positive benefits of plastic surgery extend far beyond the patient, rippling out to affect every relationship and all aspects of life. In the case of children, the advantage of self-confidence cannot be overstated. Ears that are proportionate and well-aligned with the scalp can support a lifetime of success and well-being. As an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Burgdorf delivers natural-looking outcomes in a world-class, state-of-the-art practice setting.

What is Ear Pinning?

Ear pinning is a surgical option for correcting ears that protrude more than two centimeters from the back of the head. It must be performed when the ears have finished growing. Usually, patients in their late teens or older are the best candidates for otoplasty. Earlobe pinning may be a good option for you if you wish to correct any of the following aesthetic concerns:

  • Prominent or protruding ears
  • Asymmetrical ears
  • Misshapen ears

What Are the Benefits of Ear Pinning?

Big ears or ears that stick out are often a topic of bullying, teasing, and taunting for children. Otoplasty can correct the ear size, shape, and position, restoring balance and harmony among the features. The best time for children to undergo the procedure is once their ears are fully grown, and typically over winter or summer break, when they will have ample opportunity to heal and recover. For adults, undergoing otoplasty can help provide a more positive self-image and recenter the gaze on the eyes and the smile. Patients undergoing the surgery find that they have more hairstyle options and can enjoy wearing a wider array of jewelry and clothing styles. Ear surgery can also be performed for patients who have experienced illness, injury, or trauma to the ears.

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Contact Us to Learn More About Earlobe Pinning in Nashville, TN

Come experience Music City Plastic Surgery and let us help you Build Your Beautiful! Whichever procedure you seek, our Nashville Natural™ approach will allow your inner beauty to shine through while enhancing your appearance. Discover the Dr. Burgdorf difference and get ready for an unparalleled plastic surgery experience! You can schedule your consultation with Dr. Burgdorf today by calling 1-615-205-5155.

You may also click here to schedule your in-person or virtual consultation. During your consultation, Dr. Burgdorf will take the time to listen to your needs, answer all your questions regarding your unique aesthetic goals, and ensure that you are comfortable and confident with your treatment plan. We look forward to meeting you!

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