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Ear surgery – Otoplasty

Ear reshaping surgery, or Otoplasty, is a procedure designed to reduce large or protruding ears by setting the ears back closer to the head as well as moulding, shaping and/or removing cartilage.

A typical candidate for this procedure includes children whose ears have fully grown. This can help prevent the child from having to experience the teasing and ridicule that is associated with having larger ears. Of course, this procedure can be performed on adults as well. All incisions are small and are hidden at the back of the ear.

Discover more, including information on costs, hospital arrangements and recovery by scrolling down.

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Key Points

• Privately Insured $5,500 (check with your insurer)
• No Insurance $8,000
These prices include the surgeon’s fee, anaesthetist’s fee, hospital stay and garment.

Performed under General Anaesthetic in hospital

Overnight Stay (if patient wants)

  • Head bandage for 5 days
  • Bruising and swelling for two weeks

Yes, Medicare Item No. 45659 x2 (if bilateral)

Dr Nicholas Moncrieff

“As a young boy I benefited from this procedure and enjoy making school life a little easier for children and helping adults feel more confident after years of choosing hairstyles to cover their ears.”