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Ear & Earlobe Surgery

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For children, large, misshapen, or protruding ears can be a source of teasing and embarrassment, and adults, too, can be self-conscious about prominent ears. In these cases, Dr. Timothy R. Miller offers ear surgery (also called otoplasty) at his Aliso Viejo practice serving Orange County. This procedure can bring the ears closer to the head or reshape them so that they no longer detract from other facial features. Dr. Miller is also an expert at repairing enlarged earring holes or torn earlobes (called lobuloplasty), and has published his innovative techniques in scientific journals.

To schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Miller, please call (949) 215-5402 or request your consultation online. People visit Dr. Miller for ear surgery from Newport Beach, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Laguna Beach, San Clemente, and throughout Orange County.

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Your Ear Surgery

Ear and earlobe procedures are performed routinely at Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Miller approaches corrective ear surgery with a meticulous attention to detail in order to give you, or your child, the most natural-looking and attractive results. For protruding ears in children, the procedure can be planned beginning at the age of 5 or 6 in most cases, although it is not uncommon for older children, teenagers, or even adults to have their ears reshaped, better contoured, or placed in less prominent positions. The procedures are conducted in the safety of an accredited surgery suite on an outpatient basis. Children typically require general anesthesia using only board-certified anesthesiologists with pediatric training, while adults may choose local anesthesia with mild sedation.

Patients can view the different types of repairs Dr. Miller performs in our photo gallery. Most procedures take less than a half-hour.

During your consultation with Dr. Miller, you will review the benefits of your procedure, including:

  • Improved ear shape
  • Unnoticeable ears that rest closer to the head
  • Better facial balance and symmetry
  • Quick recovery and minimal downtime

The Extra Touch

Dr. Miller places incisions behind the ear to reduce visible scarring. He also employs a cartilage-sparing technique (as opposed to a cartilage-splitting technique) that reduces the possibility of sharp contour irregularities. By applying a meticulous approach to the surgery that includes precise measurements and carefully executed surgical techniques, Dr. Miller avoids a "pinned back" appearance for a natural-looking, Refreshed result.

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How to Find Us

Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery is conveniently located for those visiting us from throughout Orange County, and Timothy R. Miller, M.D. enjoys serving his diverse group of patients. To make your visit even easier, select your location below to find easy-to-follow driving directions to our office in Aliso Viejo.

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