Ear Procedures & Otoplasty in Los Angeles

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Overview of Surgical and Non-Surgical Ear Procedures in the Los Angeles Area

Surgical & Non-Surgical Ear (Otoplasty) Procedure

Some people consider protuberant ears to be unattractive, especially those who have been teased by their peers. Fortunately, there’s an effective way to correct this – through a surgical procedure known as otoplasty. This returns the ears to their natural orientation and configuration.

What Happens During Otoplasty

The surgical procedure starts with medications being administered to the patient to ensure comfort throughout the procedure. The choices include general anesthesia, local, or intravenous sedation. Your surgeon will advise you on the best choice.

Surgical techniques are utilized to increase or create the antihelical fold and to reduce the enlarged conchal cartilage. The incisions made during ear surgery are usually on the back surface of the ear. When it’s necessary to make the incision on the front of the ears, they are made within the folds to conceal them.

In Beverly Hills, Dr. Nguyen uses internal, non-removable sutures to create and hold the newly shaped cartilage in place and prevent them from moving.

External stitches are done to close the incision. The techniques used for this depend on the surgeon, and it should be done carefully so as not to distort other structures and prevent an unnatural “pinned back” appearance after surgery.

How It Works

Otoplasty is an ear surgery done to improve the position, shape, or proportion of the ear. It’s used to treat a defect in the ear structure which has been present since birth and has become more noticeable as the person grows. It’s also performed in order to treat misshapen ears due to injury.

Through the help of ear surgery, reconstruction of the ears returns them back to their natural shape bringing balance and proportion to the face and ears. The correction of minor deformities such as ear shape can provide many benefits to a person such as a boost to their self-esteem and self confidence in their appearance.

What Ear Plastic Surgery Can Treat

– A rare condition known as “macrotia” or overly large ears.
– Protruding ears occurring on both or one side in varying degrees, but doesn’t result in loss of hearing.
– Adults who are unsatisfied with a previous ear surgery.

Who are good Candidates for Ear Procedures?

Candidates for otoplasty are children and adults who are:

– Physically healthy and do not have any life-threatening illness nor chronic ear infections.
– A child who is 5 years old or above. The ear cartilage should be stable enough to handle correction.
– Have the ability to communicate their feelings and have agreed to undergo ear surgery.

For adults, they should be:
– Healthy individuals who don’t have medical conditions or life-threatening illness that could affect their hearing abilities.
– Have a positive outlook on life and believe that ear surgery could help them reach their goals.
– Non-smokers.

Recovery Process

After surgery, it’s completely normal to feel some discomfort. This can be controlled with the help of pain relievers, traditional and alternative (get more info over at budexpressnow.net). Aside from that, there may be some itching under the bandages. Despite this, it’s very important for the bandages to stay in place and not be removed. Failure to do so may lead to complications and the need for a secondary surgery to correct it.

Make sure to ask your surgeon specific questions regarding what you can expect during the recovery period, and this includes the following:
– Where you will be taken after the surgery is complete.
– What medications are prescribed after surgery.
– Will there be bandages and dressing applied after surgery and when they will be removed.
– Will the stitches be removed and when.
– When can you resume daily activities.
– When to return for follow-up care.
As a patient, it’s important to note that the practice of medicine and surgery is always improving. Although excellent results are always expected, results are not guaranteed. In some situations a second surgery may be needed to produce the best possible results. Always look for a plastic surgeon who you can trust and has an excellent reputation. The good thing about ear surgery is that immediate results can be seen, especially in cases of protruding ears. Once the dressing has been removed, you’ll be able to see that your ears look better and are in their natural shape.

What are Dr. Nguyen’s Patients Saying?

Pejman Golpanian
Pejman Golpanian
As an Anesthesiologist who works closely with Dr. Nguyen, I can tell you that he is an excellent surgeon and collogue. He cares greatly for his patients both inside the operating room and out. He works meticulously and never rushes any procedure. Patient well-being and desired outcome are his top priorities. I can only give my highest recommendation as he is definitely one of the best.
Gabriela Babila
Gabriela Babila
Dr. Nguyen is truly an artist! I see him for injectables (as well as my husband) and get botox and fillers. It looks so natural that when I tell my close friends they're shocked and don't even believe I had anything done. He's very kind, patient and has such a beautiful fancy office and friendly staff. It truly is such a pleasure going to see him and always leave his chair feeling more youthful and confident. Highly recommend him for any surgical or non-surgical procedures!!
Arguably the best facial surgeon in Beverly Hills...amongst an abundance of premier plastic surgeons!
s klein
s klein
Dr Nguyen is the absolute best. Been going to him for over 5 years. I just look natural and great At 71! He has treated me both surgically and non surgically with maintenance. People ask me all the time what I use on my face....it’s Dr. Nguyen! His office is beautiful too with great staff! I especially love the RF treatment he does
Iamlucky 369
Iamlucky 369
Dr. Ngyuen in my eyes is an artist and perfectionist!
Bridget Humphrey
Bridget Humphrey
Very meticulous, thorough, and thoughtful doctor. Wants to make you look like yourself...but the best version of yourself. I've been going to him for countless years. He's the best.
Cori Segal
Cori Segal
Dr. Nguyen and his staff are the best. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a plastic surgeon or just fillers. He has kept my fountain of youth stay still in my 30's and I am knocking at 50 door. Thank you Dr. Nguyen and staff.
Cyndy Jasiman
Cyndy Jasiman
I was considering some top Beverly Hills plastic surgeons--and while they were all skilled, I wasn't confident until I met Dr. Nguyen. When I saw how artistic, meticulous and caring he is--he was my only choice. He is the perfect combination of brilliant surgeon, compassionate doctor and artist. Every single detail in his practice is like being in a 5 star hotel. Most importantly, every person who works with him is gracious, warm, and 5 steps ahead of anything you need. Dr. Natalie, Gaby, Van and Jessica are so lovely, gentle, positive and reassuring --they may be actual angels. As for the results, I look 10-20 years younger (depending on the day) and very natural. I am super open about telling my friends and clients what I've done, when they remark on how much better I look. Whenever I find someone or something amazing--it should be shared!! When people find out what I did, and how natural it looks---ALL of them want Dr. Nguyen's number. This is a complete rave review, and if you become one of Dr. Nguyen's lucky clients--you will be writing one too. I recommend Dr. Nguyen and everyone who works for him with unlimited gratitude and enthusiasm.
Dr. Nguyen

Our Philosophy

We feel that the approach to facial plastic surgery by both patient and doctor should be a conservative one, and the result should appear natural and balanced.

There are several core philosophical principles that drive our practice. We feel that the approach to facial plastic surgery by both patient and doctor should be a conservative one. We feel that results should appear natural and balanced so that a patient looks like the best version of his or herself, not a bizarre approximation of someone else. We believe that the best outcomes are achieved when a patient and surgeon share a common objective and when there is consensus regarding aesthetic taste. We encourage a holistic approach to anti-aging because true youthfulness requires a combination of attitude, physical well being, as well as appearance.

While facial plastic surgery is often pursued to restore a youthful appearance, its results are most effective when a patient is vigilant about preserving mind, body, and spirit alike. Last, and perhaps most importantly, we believe that each of our patient’s needs is unique and that their course of treatment should reflect that of uniqueness. We strive to give the utmost in personalized care and service. From your first phone call to our office through your final follow-up visit, you will be given the time and attention needed to help you realize your individual aesthetic goals.

About Dr. Nguyen

Davis B. Nguyen, M.D. grew up in southern California, where he graduated from the University of California (UCLA), summa cum laude. He then earned a Whipple Scholarship to attend medical school at the University of Rochester in New York. While in medical school, Dr. Nguyen completed a one year research fellowship in general surgery at Harvard Medical School. This was followed by an internship in general surgery and a five year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Yale University.

Dr. Nguyen then completed a fellowship at the USC affiliated Lasky Clinic with Dr. Frank M. Kamer in Beverly Hills, under the auspices of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Nguyen

Years Experience