Is this ear deformity fixable? (Photo)

I've had it since birth, my left ear has a fold, I was just wondering if this was a fixable issue and how much it would cost. It's been affecting my confidence and I just want to see if there's a fix.

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Is this ear deformity fixable? - Lop Ear

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Hello and thank you for  your question.

Yes this is known as a lop ear.  There are a number of ways to improve the profile of the upper pole of the lopped ear to better match the non affected side. 

The operation is not a large one but requires meticulous technique and quite some experience to ensure the best aesthetic profile outcome.

I hope that is helpful; best wishes.

Cambridge Plastic Surgeon

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