Ear Pinning

With the rise in increasingly helpful surgical cosmetic procedures, you do not have to live with any abnormal or undesirable facial or body shape. If you have ears that stick out too far or they have an unusual shape, you may be just the perfect candidate for Otoplasty or Ear Pinning in Tampa, FL. Otoplasty helps you with creating ears that have normal shape and folds, with normal protrusion from the sides of your head. Dr. Soler provides ear surgery for patient all throughout Southwest Florida, which including patient from St. Petersburg and Largo. Patients go to Dr. Soler because of his extensive experience and knowledge of ear surgery.

How is Otoplasty performed in Tampa?

Dr. Soler performs otoplasty under general anesthesia on an outpatient basis. Your ears will remain bandaged with a head band for a number of days. Any initial discomfort after surgery can be minimized with oral pain medication. This procedure can be performed from the age of 5 or 6. Ears gain their normal appearance within 10 to a maximum of 20 days after the ear surgery in Tampa. You may have to wear a head band for protection for 2 to 3 weeks. Any kind of contact sport must be avoided for about 30 days post surgery.

Does insurance pay for my ear surgery?


Otoplasty is considered a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by insurance. Any related risks or suitability needs to be determined only at the time of consultation in our Tampa Office. Even though all surgical procedures have a slight degree of risk, any major complications are not foreseen in a ear reshaping surgery. If you are interested in scheduling an otoplasty consultation with board certified surgeon Dr. Pedro Soler, give our office a call today. Our office is conveniently located in Tampa and is just 22 miles South of Wesley Chapel and 22 miles Southeast of Palm Harbor and Clear Water, FL. Any minor complications that may arise do not hamper the end result of your surgery.

Discreet Cosmetic Surgery Travel

If you plan on travelling into Tampa from 50 or more miles away, we recommend you plan to stay for a few days. The chart below shows how long Dr. Soler recommends you plan to stay based on your procedure. This chart is for both car and air travelers. At your consultation, Dr. Soler can give you a better idea of exactly how many days you would need to plan for post-operatively. If you need additional planning assistance, please contact our helpful office or visit our travel page .

ProcedureDaysDetail
Otoplasty5-7 daysThe sutures used are absorbable and your dressings are removed 7 days after your operation.