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Pediatric Plastic Surgery Salt Lake City UT

Parents expect children to suffer all kinds of injuries as they grow and learn to remain steady on their feet. However, when a child frequently suffers injuries to the ears, it may point to a problem with shape or structure.

A child can go through a period of having ears that protrude or seem on the large side. Whether this condition persists into adulthood is impossible to determine without guidance from an experienced medical professional.

As a parent, it is understandable to want the best for your children. If problems with the anatomical makeup of their ears could hold them back or cause pain, you may want to look into treatment options.

Pinning Back Protruding Ears

One of the most likely causes of frequent ear injuries is ears that protrude away from the head. This creates a larger target when playing sports or engaging in horseplay with friends. The inevitable consequence is that your child comes home with cuts or even tears where the ear attaches to the head.

While minor injuries are not much cause for concern, there is a risk of the ear detaching completely due to serious injury. You can have your child evaluated by an experienced plastic surgeon who can provide treatment recommendations based on case history.

Issues with Ear Structure

Even children with ears that are seemingly average in appearance can encounter issues with frequent injury. Sometimes the cartilage is weak or has already suffered damage, leaving the ear vulnerable to more extensive damage.

You may notice that a child has suffered several injuries to the same ear with no other obvious reason. If you have not been able to establish another cause, consult with a plastic surgeon who specializes in ear injuries and treatment options.

Worried about childhood ear injuries in Salt Lake City, UT? Call the offices of Dr. Eric Cerrati to book a consultation today. 

Posted on behalf of Dr. Eric Cerrati, Facial Plastic Surgery

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