Ear Surgery or Otoplasty

In San Jose, CA

Ear Surgery or Otoplasty Introduction

Imagine a young child teased at school due to prominent ears, or an adult self-conscious about their ear shape affecting their confidence in social settings. In such scenarios, otoplasty, commonly known in San Jose and the Bay Area as Ear Pinning, is a transformative solution. Dr. Li, with his expertise and compassion for ear procedures, offers ear symmetry and newfound confidence through a top otoplasty procedure in Los Gatos, CA. Let’s dive into this procedure keep reading to learn more about this aesthetic enhancement of your ears that can also enhance your emotional well-being. 

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What is Otoplasty?

Otoplasty in San Jose and the Bay Area is skillfully performed by Dr. Li and is a cosmetic surgical procedure designed to reshape and reposition your ears to achieve a more proportionate and pleasing appearance. Commonly referred to as ear pinning, otoplasty addresses various concerns such as protruding ears, asymmetry, or other irregularities, while restoring harmony to the facial profile and enhancing overall facial symmetry. 

Who are the best candidates for Otoplasty?

The ideal candidates for otoplasty in San Jose and the greater Bay Area are individuals who:

  • Have prominent, protruding, or asymmetrical ears
  • Are in good overall health
  • Have fully developed ear cartilage, typically around the age of five or older, to ensure that the ears have reached sufficient maturity for surgery
  • Are non-smokers
  • Have a positive attitude and a strong desire to enhance the appearance of their ears

What are the benefits of Otoplasty?

Otoplasty in San Jose and the Bay Area offers a range of benefits for individuals seeking to enhance their appearance, such as: 

  • Improved facial harmony
  • Enhanced self-confidence
  • Natural-looking results
  • Customized treatments
  • Long-lasting satisfaction 
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Ear Surgery or Otoplasty First Step

What’s the first step?

The first step towards otoplasty with Dr. Li involves scheduling a consultation at CA Aesthetics in Los Gatos. During this initial appointment, you will have the opportunity to discuss your ear concerns, aesthetic goals, and medical history with Dr. Li. He will conduct a comprehensive examination of your ears to assess their structure and determine the most suitable approach for achieving your desired outcome. Together, you will collaborate to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs, setting the path to success for your Ear Pinning. 

What to expect on the day of Otoplasty surgery

Once you arrive at the facility, you will be greeted by our friendly staff and prepped for your procedure. Dr. Li or an anesthesiologist will begin by administering anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the surgery. 

Then, Dr. Li will make discreet incisions behind your ears to access the cartilage. Using specialized techniques, Dr. Li will reshape the cartilage and adjust the position of your ears to achieve a more balanced and proportionate appearance. 

Finally, the incisions will be meticulously closed, and any necessary bandages or dressings will be applied to support the healing process. Throughout the entire procedure, Dr. Li and our professional team will prioritize your safety and well-being, guiding you through each step with care and expertise.

Otoplasty recovery:

You can expect some common swelling and discomfort around the ears immediately after surgery, which is normal and typically subsides within a few days. It is essential to follow our instructions diligently to minimize swelling and promote proper healing. You may need to wear a protective headband or bandages around your ears for a few weeks to support the newly reshaped cartilage and maintain the desired position. We’re a phone call away if you have any questions or concerns during your healing process. 

Ear Surgery or Otoplasty Cost

How much does Otoplasty cost in San Jose, CA?

The costs of otoplasty in Los Gatos, San Jose, and the greater Bay Area can vary depending on several factors, including the extent of the procedure, and surgical techniques. During your consultation with Dr. Li, we will create a detailed quote of the associated costs and provide information on what works best for you financially. 


Why Choose Dr. Li?

When considering otoplasty, choosing Dr. Li at CA Aesthetics in Los Gatos, CA, ensures you’re in the hands of a highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeon. Dr. Li is double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) demonstrating his commitment to excellence in the field of plastic surgery. Additionally, he is a member of prestigious organizations like the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), reflecting his dedication to upholding the highest standards of patient care and safety. No matter where in the Bay Area you’re coming from, you can trust that you’re receiving top-quality treatment and achieving the aesthetic results you desire with Dr. Li.

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Ready to sculpt your ears into a pleasant silhouette, and say goodbye to any stress when it comes to their shape? Book your consultation with Dr. Li and our team at CA Aesthetics in Los Gatos today by calling us at (408) 883-7943 , and let’s turn your ears into the shape you envision for a more balanced future. 

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