otoplasty means: Otoplasty (ear surgery) is used to bring prominent ears closer to the ears or reduce large ears. The majority of children who undergo the surgery are between four and fourteen years old. The average age at which an operation is performed on children is between four and fourteen years. This means that the procedure will be less painful for the child. It is possible to perform ear surgery on older patients. There are no extra risks. This information can give you an overview of ear surgery, including when it is possible, what it involves, how it works, and the results that you can expect. This information won’t cover all your concerns, as each case is unique. If you have any questions about this procedure, please ask your physician. (in Community Dictionary, added by Ricardo Moreno)