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Ear reshaping

Cosmetic ear reshaping

Set prominent ears back closer to the head, or reduce the size of large ears. Most often done on children between the ages of 4 and 14 years. (Occasionally covered by insurance.)

  • Procedure takes 1-3 hours
  • General anesthesia
  • Performed at Ascension Via Christi Surgery Center. Does not require an overnight stay.
    • Overnight stay is optional at an additional cost for cosmetic patients.
  • Possible side effects include temporary throbbing, aching, swelling, redness and numbness
  • Back to work or school in 5-7 days.
  • Strenuous activity, contact sports in 1-2 months.


Results are usually permanent

Before and after 

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