Ear surgery (Otoplasty) is a unique procedure that’s done for men, women, and children of all ages. The procedure alters the shape and appearance of the ears and is most commonly performed for protruding (or lop) ear deformities. When performed by a skilled surgeon, otoplasty is generally a one-time procedure with about a week of downtime.

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How Much is Ear Surgery?

Ear surgery is highly personalized on a per-patient basis. Some surgeons may opt to perform the surgery in-office solely with a local anesthetic. At Specialty Aesthetic Surgery, our highly skilled surgeons offer otoplasty either under local anesthesia (appropriate for most adults) or under general anesthesia (for children).

The top three expenses for ear surgery include:

  • Surgeon’s Fees
  • Facility Expenses
  • Anesthesia Costs

These can add up to a range from $6,000 – $10,000. Aside from day-of related costs, there are some pre and post-surgery expenses to consider. Before surgery, patients can expect to pay out of pocket for certain medical exams and pre-screening tests.

Post-surgery expenses can include:

  • Prescription Medications
  • Post-Operative Garments
  • Follow-Up Visits

When getting a price quote from your surgeon, be sure to ask what’s included in their estimate. This way, you won’t be surprised by any additional costs along the way.

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Traditional Vs. Reconstructive Ear Surgery

Traditional otoplasty, or ear pinning, is typically done for cosmetic purposes. This procedure can lead to exceptional outcomes with limited pain, scarring, or downtime.

Reconstructive otoplasty is done when more severe defects occur as a result of birth or trauma. These types of surgeries are often more complex requiring advanced surgical skills. Reconstructive ear surgery is generally more expensive than traditional otoplasty.

Ear Surgery at Specialty Aesthetic Surgery

At Specialty Aesthetic Surgery we are committed to providing top-quality care when it comes to cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries of all types.

During your in-person consultation, one of our surgeons will perform a full facial evaluation and speak with you about your aesthetic goals. They’ll then customize a treatment plan that will help get you the results you want. Once you’ve had a chance to approve the cost estimate, we’ll move forward scheduling your ear surgery.

“Dr Mashkevich is great. Very professional and to the point experience. Couldn’t be happier.” *


Take the Next Step

To learn more about Otoplasty (Ear Surgery) at Specialty Aesthetic Surgery in New York, please schedule your consultation by either filling out the form on this page or by calling (212) 737-8700. We look forward to helping you!

About our Surgeons

Bruce Moskowitz, MD is an experienced and board-certified oculoplastic surgeon. His practice encompasses all areas of oculoplastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has a well-known reputation for revision surgery, and a large portion of his practice comes from other colleagues to revise sub-optimal outcomes.

Grigoriy Mashkevich, MD is an experienced and double-board certified facial plastic surgeon. He belongs to a highly select group of surgeons with a focused specialization in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, face, and neck. 

*Individual results may vary.