Article Tagged ‘ protruding ears and bullying ’

The Sensitive Subject of Bullying and Childhood Cosmetic Surgery

A local news story about a adolescent who was bullied about her protruding ears has expanded into the national and international media.  This story about Dr. Niamtu correcting the protruding ears of a young patient has been featured in hundreds of media outlets including Inside Edition, The Talk on CBS, The New Your Post, The […]

Parents May Choose Cosmetic Surgery to Stop Bullying

It was my honor to help this beautiful young lady to escape the effect of peer bullying from her protruding ears.  Even small facial deformities can produce very negative psychological consequences in childhood that can lead to a lifetime of low self-esteem and negative body image.  My biggest reward is to see the positive personality […]

One Girl’s Journey with Protruding Ears, Bullying and Otoplasty: by Dr. Joe Niamtu III

This 12 minute video details the journey of a 17 year old high school female with protruding ears.  The video follows her through the pre operative, intra operative and post operative phases of her surgical experience.  She highlights her experiences with bullying, low self esteem and physical problems associated with her protruding ears.  Dr. Joe […]