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Otoplasty, commonly known as ear pinning, is a surgical procedure designed to reshape and reposition the ears for a more balanced, symmetrical appearance. At the practice of Dr. Casian Monaco in New York City’s Upper East Side, this procedure is not just about altering the ears’ structure; it’s about enhancing overall facial harmony and boosting self-confidence.

Understanding Otoplasty: Protruding Ear Correction in NYC

Protruding or disproportionately large ears can often become a source of self-consciousness for both adults and children. Otoplasty offers a solution to this by pinning back the ears, reducing their size, or reshaping them for a more aesthetically pleasing look. This procedure is meticulously tailored to address the unique contours of each individual’s face and ears, ensuring results that complement your natural beauty.

Who is an Ideal Candidate for Otoplasty?

Otoplasty is suitable for individuals who:

  • Are self-conscious about the size or shape of their ears.
  • Have ears that protrude significantly from their head.
  • Have suffered an injury that has affected the shape of their ears.
  • Are looking for an improvement, not perfection, in the appearance of their ears.

Children who are at least five years old, with fully developed ear cartilage, can also be considered for this procedure, as it can prevent potential emotional distress from teasing or bullying.

The Benefits of Ear Pinning

Otoplasty offers a range of benefits, including:

  • Improved Confidence: Reshaping the ears can significantly boost self-esteem and confidence, especially in social or professional situations.
  • Lasting Results: The changes made during an otoplasty are permanent, providing a lifelong solution.
  • Minimal Scarring: Incisions are typically made behind the ear, leaving no visible scarring.
  • Enhanced Facial Balance: This procedure creates a more symmetrical, balanced appearance, complementing your overall facial structure.

The Process of Otoplasty with Dr. Monaco

The otoplasty procedure involves:

  • Consultation: A comprehensive evaluation to discuss your goals and the best approach for your unique ear structure.
  • Surgery: Typically performed under local anesthesia, the procedure may involve removing or reshaping the cartilage and skin, and then pinning the ear back with sutures.
  • Recovery: Patients can expect a brief recovery period, with guidance on post-operative care to ensure optimal healing.

Why Choose Dr. Casian Monaco for Your Otoplasty/Ear Pinning in NYC?

Choosing Dr. Monaco for your otoplasty means entrusting your care to a board-certified plastic surgeon who combines meticulous technique with an artistic eye. His approach is patient-centric, ensuring that each otoplasty procedure is customized to meet the individual needs and aesthetic goals of his patients. Located in the prestigious Upper East Side of New York City, his clinic is equipped with the latest technology and staffed by a team dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care.

Contact Us to Learn More about Otoplasty

If you’re considering otoplasty for yourself or your child, contact Dr. Casian Monaco’s office to learn more about this life-changing procedure. Our team is ready to answer your questions and guide you through the process of achieving a more harmonious facial appearance. Book your consultation today and take the first step towards a new, confident you.

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