About Ear Molding
Many children are born with irregularly shaped or deformed ears. While some cases self-correct after about one week, others do not. Fortunately, there are a number of options available to effectively address this concern. Dr. Eric Payne, who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a craniofacial surgeon, utilizes the latest infant ear molding techniques. If addressed early enough, the ear or ears may be gently reshaped over the course of a few weeks using a non-invasive ear-molding device called the EarWell™. To provide a better understanding of how the EarWell™ works, we have included a video below:
The right approach for your child will depend on his or her age and the type of ear deformity. In many instances, speedy treatment can achieve excellent results without the need for surgery. Not every child will be a candidate for the EarWell™; however, Dr. Payne can discuss alternative treatment options during your initial consultation in the event this technique is not suitable.
If you would like to learn more, please follow the links below for information about common and complex ear deformities and ear molding. If you have additional questions, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Payne, please contact us today.