For most of us, ears are a functional feature useful for tuning in our favorite songs, carrying on a conversation, and keeping sunglasses securely in place. As for aesthetic appeal, well, they look lovely with earrings. We don’t really pay much attention to our ears unless something is wrong with them, in which case, they become an obsession, throwing your life off balance—sometimes literally!
Ear problems like balance disorders, vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss can make even everyday tasks and simple pleasures impossible while aesthetic concerns can be socially crippling. For children with overly large ears, cruel names like “Dumbo” and merciless teasing or even bullying can leave lasting psychological scars. Even adults may suffer from low self-esteem and self-consciousness about this one particular feature. Those born with malformed ears or burdened by trauma sometimes with a “cauliflower ear” feel these same ill effects.
As both an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctor) and facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Yagoda of Manhattan, New York (NY) is eminently qualified to improve both the function and the aesthetics of your ears.
Dr. Yagoda offers the following procedures for restoring and maintaining the health of your ears from her office in Manhattan, New York (NY):