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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
Article

Abstract

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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