Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
If you are looking for ear surgery in Houston, Dr. Lapuerta is the certified Houston cosmetic surgeon for you. Otoplasty is used to set a patient’s ears closer to the head or reduce the ear size. Dr. Lapuerta performs all ear surgeries at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Southeast Texas.
The otoplasty procedure can be performed on any adult and children between 4 and 14 years of age with no additional risks. Dr. Lapuerta prefers doing the ear surgery procedures on outpatient basis with an anesthesia at his offices at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Southeast Texas. During the otoplasty procedures, the doctor is always helped by his professionally certified staff. On special occasions, the doctor can perform the otoplasty procedure on an inpatient basis at the request of the patient.
During the ear surgery procedure, Dr. Lapuerta has to make an incision at the back of the patient’s ear in order to expose the ear’s cartilage, the cartilage can then be removed or sculpted so that it provides a natural looking fold for the ear. The procedure is done using non-removable stitches.
Dr. Lapuerta has helped many patients achieve their cosmetic goals with body contouring surgery such as tummy tuck and liposuction surgeries. Houston breast augmentation patients also trust Dr. Lapuerta to enhance their feminine silhouettes.