What is Ear Surgery?
Ears that appear to protrude and stick out, are asymmetrical or misshapen, or look too large can negatively impact your self-esteem, especially for children. Ear reshaping surgery (also known as otoplasty) is a cosmetic treatment that helps to redefine the shape, size, and position of the ears to result in a natural appearance. Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Central Texas who has helped countless women, men, and children to overcome their anxiety of showing their ears with this surgery. Regardless of the cosmetic issue, otoplasty at Beleza Surgery allows an individual to show their face from any angle with confidence. If you or your child are concerned about the size or shape of your ears, contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hix-Hernandez at one of our four Beleza Surgery locations in Cedar Park, Round Rock, Austin, or Killeen, TX to find out about your options for otoplasty.
"I've been on my mommy makeover journey for quite some time now. But I am over joyed to have finally found the perfect doctor and staff. The Beleza Medspa/Surgery staff and Dr.Hernandez are very welcoming and informative.They are not just after your money they actually care about you and what’s best for you! The way they walked me through every process and answered all the questions I had(and I had a lot of them). I recently had my surgery this past Monday, and I cannot wait to see my final results. Thank you to everyone at the Beleza Medspa/Surgery for making this such a smooth process for me."- S.S. / Google / Apr 27, 2021
"Dr Hix is awesome and so nice!! She did a great job doing lipo on me. Nurse Dusky was very helpful and nice also. The staff at the Cedar Park & Killeen office were also very friendly!"- R.T. / Yelp / Mar 11, 2021
"My experience here was excellent. I did my research before deciding where to go for my Botox and filler and ended up choosing Beleza because of their extensively documented processes on their website as well as their very professional social media presence and high ratings on Yelp. They really did not disappoint. Booking ProcessThey were super easy to get ahold of and worked with me and my packed schedule to get me an appointment. It had to be rescheduled on my behalf once and then I ended up calling again because my work schedule allowed for my original appointment time again and they were so understanding on the phone and let me take my original date/time.OfficeThe office is well maintained and very clean and I was greeted warmly right away by Elena, after I filled out my paperwork I was greeted by Nancy. Treatment Nancy took me back and was very thorough during our consult. I am new to Botox/fillers and she has been in esthetics for 24 years so she had a ton of knowledge but what was even better was that she was that she responded to all my questions with care and kindness. I got filler in my cheeks and a bit in my undereye trough, Botox in my 11’s and then a little Botox around the mouth. She explained every step of the way and made me feel very at ease even though I’m not a big fan of needles. Overall my experience here was amazing and I will continue to return for more services with their lovely and knowledgable staff!"- S.M. / Yelp / Jan 22, 2021
What Can I Expect from Ear Surgery?
Otoplasty is completed using general anesthesia or IV sedation at our Cedar Park, TX location in our accredited OR. For many patients, the incision is placed around the back portion of the ear or within the inner folds. During this procedure, cartilage may be removed or added to create a smaller or larger appearance. It's generally common for each ear to be addressed during otoplasty to ensure they appear balanced. After the procedure, the incisions are closed with sutures and wrapped so they can remain protected. Once the procedure is finished and you are released to leave the outpatient surgery center, you will heal and rest at home. Dr. Hix-Hernandez or a member of her team will give recovery instructions. It's very important to not touch or scratch the ears. It's also important not to lay on the ears, and instead, sleep upright for the first several days. Dr. Hix-Hernandez will ask to see you back within the first week when she will remove the wrappings and assess you or your child's ears. The outcomes are visible right away, and the results will continue to look better as the ears heal.
Reshape for a Renewed Confidence
While the ears are not very big, the wrong shape, position, or size can make a big difference in a person's appearance. Ear surgery (otoplasty) may help your child avoid teasing at school, or help you if you have always felt uncomfortable about your ears. Call Beleza Surgery at one of our four Central Texas locations in Cedar Park, Round Rock, Austin, or Killeen, TX to schedule your appointment with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez. We look forward to helping you achieve a look you can be proud of, as well as the confidence to show it off.