What is the approximate cost of otoplasty or ear pinning in Los Angeles and Orange County area in California?
Otoplasty Cost in Los Angeles and Orange County?
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Cost of Otoplasty or Ear Pinning.
Dear Saranicole from Los Angeles County, California
I perform Otoplasty also know as ear pinning with local anesthesia and oral sedation as an office procedure. Therefore reducing the cost associated with operating room and anesthesiologist. Ear pinning takes about one hour to perform and cost between $4,000 to $5,000.
Typically charges for the ear surgery can run from 2500 to 4000 plus operating room and anesthesia charges if utilized.
Cost of otoplasty
Otoplasty is a very popular and effective technique to change the shape and position of your ears. This surgery is usually performed under a regional anesthesia with a small amount of sedation as an outpatient. The recovery process from the surgery is minimal. In Miami, this is a popular surgery as it is quite effective in area of concern for many patients. When choosing a surgeon for otoplasty, be sure to work with a board-certified plastic surgeon with a great deal of experience with ear surgery, face lifting, and otoplasty. This perspective will help your surgeon choose the best technique for you.
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Cost of Otoplasty (Ear Pinning)
This is not possible to answer without knowing the exact nature of the problem and what it will take to correct it. That said, an average otoplasty in LA and OC will probably cost an average of $5000.
Depends on who and where
Call around to doctors that have worked on your friends and family. See who comes recommended, and then go in for a consultation.
At that point you can consider the costs. There is usually a big variation in fees, so expect a wide range.
Another good rule of thumb is to understand that these procedures cost more in certain parts of the country than in others. For instance, in California and New York, you might pay anywhere from $8000 to $12000 for breast implants, but in less populated areas where the cost of living is lower, such as where I live in Utah, you would normally see fees for a breast augmentation around $4000 to $6000.