Surgery for Prominent Ears
Otoplasty is performed to reset prominent ears back closer to the head. Protruding ears can cause a loss of confidence. Only a surgical intervention can improve the appearance of the ears.
Embarrassed to put hair up or back, due to the prominence of the ears.
Recreates the upper fold of the ear and may include removal of cartilage, in order to bring the body of the ear closer to the head.
Local with or without oral/IV sedation, general
Duration of Stay
Same-day surgery at the Abboud Plastic Surgery Centre
Temporary throbbing, aching, swelling, redness and numbness.
Duration of Results
Usually permanent. Trauma to the ear, may result in loss of the surgically created upper-fold of the ear. Consequently, repeat surgery would be necessary.
Dr. Jeffrey Abboud
Born and raised in Ottawa, Dr. Jeffrey Abboud is an accomplished plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He graduated medical school at the University of Ottawa in 1987 and then completed his Internship at Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland. Dr. Abboud completed three years of General Surgery training at Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, and a one-year Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA. He went on to complete a two year residency in Plastic Surgery at Medical College of Ohio, Toledo Ohio. From 1995 - 1997, the Beth Israel Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, invited Dr. Abboud to be a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery. During this time he was an active staff member at several hospitals in the Boston area.
In 1997, Dr. Abboud was Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. From 1997 - 2003, Dr. Abboud developed a community based practice in plastic surgery on the South Shore of Boston and worked there until his move to Ottawa in 2003 to establish his current practice. In 2011, Dr. Abboud was recognized by the CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) in the specialty of Plastic Surgery. Having performed over 17,000 Plastic Surgery procedures, Dr. Abboud draws from his high level of training and vast surgical experience to best serve his patients.