Ear Reshapping

What is ear reshaping?

Ear reshaping is a procedure that reduces the size of ears, reshapes them, or pin back ears that may stick out. This procedure can change the overall appearance of the face and boost confidence.

What types of ear reshaping are available?

An Otoplasty or pinnaplasty are both the same ear procedure, which is the surgical reshaping, resizing or pining of the ears. The procedure usually involves a small incision behind the ear, removal of cartilage and scoring and stitching into the right position and shape.

Is ear reshaping for you?

  • Before choosing to have your ears reshaped, you need to consider:
  • Does your ear’s appearance bother you?
  • Do you experience low self-esteem because of your ears?
  • Can you stop smoking?
  • Would being unable to wash your hair for 7-10 days be an issue?

You should always speak to your surgeon about all of these things in the consultation, before going ahead with the surgery.

Typical cost of ear reshaping

The average cost of ear reshaping in the UK is around between £2500 and £3500, however the procedures prices will differ, depending on the clinic you choose.

Risks & side effects

  • Swelling
  • Stiff ears
  • Bleeding
  • Blot clot
  • Infection
  • Non-symmetrical ears
  • Scarring
For information on where to find your nearest clinic & the price of treatments
Read what the NHS has to say to help you make your decision
Is cosmetic surgery for you?
Surgery advice from the British association of aesthetic plastic surgeons
Why you should use a member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons for your cosmetic surgery
Cosmetic surgery checklist from the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons