Microtia is an incompletely formed ear. It ranges in severity from a bump of tissue to a partially formed ear. In most cases, only one ear is affected. In that case, it is called Unilateral Microtia. If both ears are affected, it is called Bilateral Microtia. Unilateral Microtia occurs in 1 out of 8,000 births and Bilateral Microtia occurs in 1 out of 25,000 births.
The surgical correction of microtia is a highly specialized part of plastic surgery. There are less than a handful of surgeons in the world with equivalent expertise and experience in ear reconstruction. Specialty Surgical Center is proud to offer such a service to children locally and from all over the globe.