Candidates for Otoplasty
Frequently Asked Questions About Otoplasty
Dr. Baker performs all surgeries in a fully accredited ambulatory surgery center that is operated by a major hospital.
Most otoplasties are performed with the patient under general anesthesia. Dr. Baker employs a board-certified anesthesiologist and registered nurse anesthetists who are specially trained in anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia located in Miami.
Since younger patients typically have just entered social situations like school, correcting ear problems early on has a more positive impact on self-esteem. Most children face teasing as they get older, which can have a strong negative impact on their self-image. The goal of otoplasty in children is to give them confidence and shield them from unnecessary ridicule at school.