Infant Ear Molding: The Importance of Early Intervention

Bringing your newborn home is a joyous occasion filled with both excitement and unpredictability. At Wellspring Pediatric Plastics, our goal is to ease any fears or concerns when it comes to your baby’s development. Our providers are highly trained in the field of infant ear anomalies and have put together some information regarding the importance of early intervention for your newborn. Ear molding is a…

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How Do I Prepare My Child for Otoplasty Surgery?

Some children have ears that are misshapen, misaligned, overly large, or of mismatched sizes. If you’ve decided to surgically correct the appearance of your child’s ears through pediatric otoplasty at Wellspring Craniofacial Group, you may be wondering how to prepare your child for the upcoming surgery. After all, otoplasty is typically performed around age 5 or older, and many children of that age are completely…

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Tips to Make Recovery Easier After Otoplasty

Congratulations! Your child has just had an otoplasty to reshape their ears. This procedure is bound to boost self-esteem and help them feel more confident in their appearance. To ensure the ear surgery is successful, parents of patients must pay close attention to the surgical site while keeping your child relaxed. Use the following tips to make recovery easier and ensure the area heals quickly…

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How Long Does It Take to See Results From Infant Ear Molding?

Instead of waiting until your child is 5 years old to surgically correct differences in ear shape, you might want to take a more proactive approach with infant ear molding. In an infant ear molding procedure, your newborn wears a custom-fitted device to reshape the ears while they are still malleable. Infant ear molding is a spectacular alternative to surgery, and it offers great results…

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Correcting Ear Shape Without Surgery

For a young child, misshapen ears can pose a big problem even though no two ears are exactly the same, certain types of ear shapes can be the cause of teasing or even bullying. Fortunately, recent advancements have enabled correction of ear deformities before they generate this problem. Infant ear molding is a procedure that lets you correct your baby’s misshapen ears while they are…

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3 Tips to Help Your Child Sleep Comfortably After Otoplasty

Cosmetic and structural defects of your child’s ears — such as shape, position, and size — can be improved or corrected with otoplasty, commonly called ear surgery. Otoplasty can also be a great option if your child has experienced an ear injury. At Wellspring Craniofacial Group, we understand your desire to give your child the best head start in life, and we are dedicated to…

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Are There Any Age Restrictions for Undergoing Otoplasty?

If your child has a difference in ear shape or ear projection, you want to do everything you can to help them. The best way to fix these differences is through otoplasty, a surgery that reshapes the ears to a more normal size, shape and position. Fortunately, the doctors at Wellspring Craniofacial Group specialize in this procedure and have performed it on hundreds of children….

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