Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp 439–443 | Cite as

Prominent ears and their correction: A forty-year experience

  • Gregory S. Georgiade
  • Ronald Riefkohl
  • Nicholas G. Georgiade


The technique described in this article correcting the protruding ear deformity has evolved over 40 years. The original procedures and our subsequent modifications are described, including 20-year followup results. The possible pitfalls in carrying out this procedure and how to avoid them are also described. A relatively standardized short procedure with minimal morbidity and maximum long-term results yields an aesthetically satisfactory looking ear.

Key words

Protruding ears Technique modification Complications avoidance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory S. Georgiade
  • Ronald Riefkohl
  • Nicholas G. Georgiade

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