Category: Ear Shaping (Otoplasty)

Ear Pinning – Otoplasty – SF Bay Area

November 18, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Ear Pinning, or Otoplasty, is the most frequently requested Cosmetic Ear Surgery. The The relatively quick and very satisfying outpatient procedure is requested by my patients to reduce the appearance of their prominent ears. By reshaping the ears and folding them back closer to the head, ears that are misshapen or that stick out, can be made more aesthetically pleasing.

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Ear Pinning (Otoplasty) For Prominent Ears

August 05, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Otoplasty means ear changing, and it is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure used to enhance the ears, most commonly to pin back ears that stick out. It can also apply to the correction of Spock ears, Stahl’s ears, cupped ears, lop ears and even cauliflower ears. Today’s post discusses otoplasty and how ear aesthetics can be improved.

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Cosmetic Ear Surgery Video (Otoplasty) in the San Francisco Bay Area

April 29, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Otoplasty means ear changing. It encompasses a collection of cosmetic ear procedures designed to restore or create normal anatomy. It can also be life changing for those embarrassed by their prominent ears. This otoplasty video included in this post shows examples of what cosmetic ear surgery can do. Dr. Joseph Mele explains otoplasty on this segment from Body Beautiful as seen on KRON 4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s news station.

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Cauliflower Ear Correction

March 25, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Delayed treatment for Cauliflower Ears is difficult and frustrating. Often the skin is supper-glued down to the old hematoma, which has the consistency of cement. The normal supporting architecture of the ear, the cartilage, often disintegrates from the pressure, and parts of it may not be available to support the reconstruction..

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Otoplasty (Ear Pinning) for Prominent Ears

March 18, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Prominent Ears can be a source of embarrassment for many patients; however, we are happy to offer a solution. Otoplasty, literally means ear changing, and it is a common cosmetic plastic surgery procedure which “pins” the ears back. By bringing the ears closer to the head, Ear Pinning allows for the enjoyment of shorter hair cuts and ponytails, and can be a huge confidence builder for those that worry about sticky-out ears.

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Otoplasty SF Bay Area (Ear Pinning)

October 09, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Prominent ears can be a source of embarrassment and teasing. Cosmetic Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) includes Ear Pinning to reduce the appearance of prominent ears. This video segment is from the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station, KRON 4’s, Body Beautiful with Dr. Joseph Mele. On it, Dr. Mele reviews the techniques, recovery and procedure of Otoplasty, and illustrates the results with Otoplasty Before and After Pictures.

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New Body Beautiful From Head to Tummy

September 09, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The next Body Beautiful will be broadcast this Tuesday, September 12, at noon. This week’s show is dedicated to four Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Breast Augmentation Revision, Gynecomastia Reduction (Male Breast Reduction) and Otoplasty (Ear Pinning).

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Body Beautiful On KRON4 Wednesday At Noon – Live

September 04, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Attention Plastic Surgery Television viewers. Body Beautiful will be broadcast live on KRON4 this Wednesday, September 7, 2016, At Noon – Live. So tune-in to get the latest Plastic Surgery News, and see if I get it right on the first take. Plastic Surgery Topics Will Include… This week’s show will be thirty minutes packed […]

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