Psychological Impact of Prominent EarsPinnaplasty Treatment, Manchester
The pinna, or outer ear, has only a minor function in hearing. Some people percieve that their ears are too prominent causing them embarrassment and psychological distress.
Children may be bullied or teased in school or my their mates because of struck-out ears can affect a child's self-confidence, their emotional well-being, and their behaviour. Not even children, adults with prominent ears may feel embarrassed and it affects their everyday lives. They may be distracted by or concerned about their appearance.”