Article Tagged ‘ protruding ears ’

Another Case of Stopping Bullies!

Read how this beautiful young girl was bullied and how cosmetic otoplasty changed her life. Click to view article

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 […]

Dr. Joe Niamtu, III and Staff Featured on The Lifetime Channel this Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 10 PM (9 PM Central)

We are so honored to be featured on an new makeover show on national TV called “This Time Next Year”. We are not allowed to release any further info until the show airs on Tuesday, but John is the first person in the trailer below. The show will air Tuesday, February 6 at 10 PM […]

“Hairstyle Freedom” after Otoplasty

Protruding ears are a big problem for many children and adults.  This deformity can result in bullying, lack of self confidence and the inability to wear ones hair short.  Many children and adults wear their hair long to hide the protruding ears.  It is rewarding as a surgeon to see many male and patients return […]

One Young Man’s Success with Otoplasty

Although much of the visible reward of my job is immediate, sometimes great things don’t happen immediately. Cosmetic facial surgery not only makes people look better, it also makes them feel better about themselves. When I get a letter like the one below, it truly underlines why I love my profession. There are few better […]

How Otoplasty Changed a Patient’s Life

Although much of the visible reward of my job is immediate, sometimes great things don’t happen immediately.  Cosmetic facial surgery not only makes people look better, it also makes them feel better about themselves.  When I get a letter like the one below, it truly underlines why I love my profession.  There are few better […]

A Nice Case on A Wonderful Young Lady

Protruding ears are one of the biggest sources of peer ridicule that occur during elementary school years.  Bullying and ridicule can cause children to withdraw and affect their body image and self-confidence for a lifetime. I was my pleasure to assist this young lady with her protruding ears.  I am proud of the physical result […]

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 […]

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Protruding Ears

Protruding ears are a physical and social problem that affects children (and later adults) and is a common deformity.  Children are often teased and or bullied by peers and this can affect the child’s self-esteem and produce body image disorder that can last a lifetime. Otoplasty is one of my favorite operations and it is […]