Posts Tagged ‘Otoplasty and Microtia’
Congenital ear deformities are a problem that can be difficult for both children and their parents. Approximately 5% of the population has some type of ear malformation. Of the different types of ear malformation, protruding ear and external ear Microtia (little ear) are the two most frequently encountered in plastic surgery. While protruding ear is commonly treated by many plastic surgeons around the country, external ear Microtia is corrected by only a small group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons.