Category: Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery for Overly Large Ears: Otoplasty

Written by J. Dayne Petersen Dumbo. Mickey Mouse. Goofy. All names my patients with prominent ears have been called. You know those kids.  Their ears stick out from the side of their head in a most distracting fashion.  While they talk to you, you are watching their ears.  When you sit behind them you can’t... More »


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Gynecomastia: An Embarrassing Male Problem

Written by J. Dayne Petersen Gynecomastia ˌgī-nə-kō-ˈmas-tē-ə. It sounds like a dinosaur in my second grader’s school book. Unfortunately, it is a medical condition that can cause males, especially adolescent males, a great deal of embarrassment, and open them up to harassment.  Gynecomastia is the abnormal development of breast tissue, or the development of female... More »