I'm a 15 year old male.
Approximately how much will it cost to get a ear pinning surgery in or around LA? Is it usually covered by insurance? (photo)
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Otoplasty or Ear Pinning Cost
Otoplasty in San Diego can range from 3,000 to 6,000 dollars. This is a relatively simple office procedure for adults and results are usually very satisfying. I have never heard of insurance paying for this procedure.
Approximately how much will it cost to get a ear pinning surgery in or around LA? Is it usually covered by insurance?
Ear pinning is cosmetic, will not be covered by insurance, and may cost $3000 on the low end.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
The cost of ear pinning or otoplasty
thank you for the question.
No I do not believe insurance will cover this.
The out of pocket costs can be anywhere from 3000 to around $6000. the higher ranges of cost would be situations where you're undergoing anesthesia or sedation for your surgery but the procedure can be performed under local anesthesia very safely and effectively.
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