Prominent Ear

  • Jack Davis


Prominent ear is the object of ridicule and jest that can affect the child psychologically, even permanently. Names like “bat,” “Dumbo,” “projecting” ear, “cup” ear, oreille “decollé,” and orejas en “asa” do not help. The general consensus of opinion is that preschool correction is indicated, and six years of age is best.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Davis
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  1. 1.British HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.International Society Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryArgentina
  3. 3.Lanús and Spanish HospitalsBuenos AiresArgentina

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