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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Dartmouth College, with honors
Medical: MD, Harvard Medical School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: General Surgery/Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Treatments offered at Reinisch Plastic Surgery
Most popular answers from John F. Reinisch, MD
Unfortunately, our birthmark can not be removed either with laser or surgery. Laser is ineffective and surgery would leave scars that would be... READ MORE
One can not answer you question without seeing a photo. You may not have a hemangioma if it is still present as an adult. Hemangiomas involute and... READ MORE
At the current time and likely for several decades, it is not possible to regrow cartilage that would be appropriate for otoplasty reversal.... READ MORE
Hemangiomas, also known as strawberry birthmarks, can ulcerate when treated by laser early. Ulcerations heal with a scar which are permanent. There... READ MORE
I'm not happy with Otoplasty results. Can you please evaluate whether I should need a revision? (photos)
One can not make a determination from the photo you posted. However, the purpose of an otoplasty is to make you happier about your ear appearance. If... READ MORE
The divot of your earlobe is a congenital issue caused by incomplete fusion of the embryonic tissue that forms your lobe. Fillers will not completely... READ MORE
Can i ride a motorcycle if i had ear otoplasty done? Will the tightness of the helmet mess up my ears?
Erik:You can wear a helmet after an otoplasty. The helmet will not alter the appearance of the otoplasty. READ MORE
From your photo, it appears that you have a form of microtia. Is you hearing affected on your right side? In order to get a cost estimate, you would... READ MORE
Dermal fillers will not correct your notch because it is located at the scar from your wedge excision. Since the scar is less pliable than the... READ MORE
The skin fold is from excess skin that occurs when some of the bowl cartilage is removed too bring prominent ears closer to the head. The fold will... READ MORE
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