Ears That Stick Out

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Embarrassing Problems

Straight-talking advice from a UK doctor on a number of problems. Includes advice on ears that stick out.

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British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. This website is mainly for surgeons but their patient information section has a leaflet on: Setting Back of Prominent Ears (pinnaplasty or otoplasty).

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The British Association of Head and Neck Surgeons provides patient information on protruding ears and pinnaplasty.

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Prominent Ear Correction

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide a wide range of patient information leaflets including one in this area.

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Ear reshaping

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Information from BUPA.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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