Christopher Thomson F.R.A.C.S
Ear, Nose and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery
Phone: +64 (03) 356 0274
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Ear Surgery / Otoplasty

Otoplasty literally means to reshape the ear and in most cases this procedure is used to correct overly prominent ears. Abnormally protruding ears are present in about 5% of the population with the most common underlying cause being under development of the normal ante helical fold of the ear. The second commonest deformity is that of a deep conchal bowl. Often these anatomic variations can be present simultaneously and both can be corrected at the same time by surgery.

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