Enjoy Enhanced Facial Harmony

Ear reshaping, also known as otoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that refines and enhances the position of the ears. With surgical precision, Raffi Hovsepian, M.D., can restore a more naturally appealing look that significantly improves your self-confidence and quality of life.

Dr. Hovsepian employs specialized techniques to correct any present deformities, improving the shape of your ears and creating a more pleasing sense of facial harmony. To learn more about what this incredible procedure can do for you, reach out and set up your consultation today.

What Can Otoplasty Do for Me?

The size and shape of your ears are significant when it comes to determining your level of facial symmetry and harmony. Ear reshaping surgery can accomplish anything from adjusting the size, shape, and position of your ears to repairing lobes that have become torn or damaged. During your consultation, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian will walk you through just about everything you need to know about this procedure, which is perfect for accomplishing the following outcomes:

  • Reducing overly-prominent ears
  • Improving the balance between unevenly positioned ears
  • Creating a better sense of balance, or symmetry, for the facial features
  • Repairing lobes that have been damaged or torn

Preparing for Ear Reshaping

Your Preparation

Before your procedure, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian and his highly experienced aesthetic team will meet with you to make sure you understand your procedure and recovery process thoroughly, and to answer any questions you may have. Education, safety, and privacy are our goals, and we’ll work closely with you to make sure we’ve talked you through everything you need to know about your procedure so that you can be as comfortable as possible.

On the Day

You’ll need to begin fasting about eight hours prior to your procedure, which means you cannot eat or drink anything at all during this period, including chewing gum or drinking water.

If Dr. Hovsepian has instructed you to take any medications in the morning, this is permitted with a few sips of water. We’ll thoroughly talk through any preparations that might be necessary.

Your Otoplasty Procedure

Otoplasty is a relatively simple procedure but requires a keen aesthetic eye and an advanced level of surgical precision. Raffi Hovsepian, M.D., focuses on results that balance well and create the perfect sense of symmetry with your features.

Ear reshaping typically involves one small incision behind the ear, through which Dr. Hovsepian will gently reposition the cartilage of the ear. After healing, the ear will sit at a more natural, less noticeable angle.

Ear surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and generally takes several hours. You should expect to spend extra time in the operating room if your procedure focuses on multiple areas.

This is an outpatient procedure, though some patients prefer an overnight stay. Out-of-town patients may recover in a nearby aftercare facility or hotel, where a "private duty" nurse will be available.

Dr. Hovsepian’s Advanced Skill

As a plastic surgeon who has remained at the forefront of the most advanced developments in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian has an impressive level of surgical skill with delicate procedures like otoplasty. Providing his patients with the best possible care while utilizing innovative advancements in plastic surgery, Dr. Hovsepian uses his aesthetic talent and technical skills to restore a more natural and appealing appearance.

He recognizes the importance of minimizing incisions and utilizes the "short scar" and other minimally-invasive techniques to improve results and shorten recovery periods. Learn more about your ear reshaping (otoplasty) options and how Dr. Raffi Hovsepian can support you in meeting your aesthetic goals when you request your consultation online or by telephone.

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Schedule Your Consultation Today

Dr. Hovsepian’s goal is to provide you with the best possible care while utilizing the most innovative advancements in plastic surgery to help you reach your aesthetic goals. If you would like to meet with Raffi Hovsepian, M.D., reach out and set up a consultation at his Beverly Hills facility to learn more about how he can support you.

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