Ear pinning (pinnaplasty) operation

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital, Horley, Surrey, is pleased to provide pinnaplasty (ear pinning) for our patients. Just a five minute journey from Gatwick Airport, our services are available for patients across Surrey, Sussex and the surrounding areas.

We can offer you a free consultation with our Cosmetic Nurse Specialist to better understand your individual treatment needs and help decide on the right surgery and consultant for you.

What is ear pinning (pinnaplasty)?

If you feel your ears stick out too much, are too large, or you are not happy with their shape, ear pinning from Spire Cosmetic Surgery, also known as pinnaplasty or otoplasty, can reshape your ears and make them less prominent.

About the pinnaplasty procedure

During the operation, your surgeon makes cuts behind each ear. The cartilage may be re-shaped, folded, or some of it may be removed. Stitches are then used to hold the ear back in its new position.

Pinnaplasty normally takes one to two hours and you’ll usually be able to return home later the same day. It can be performed under general anaesthetic, which means you will be asleep during the procedure, or under local anaesthetic when the area will be numb but you will be awake. If you are having a local anaesthetic, you may also be offered a sedative to help you relax.

Pinnaplasty is a commonly performed and generally safe surgical procedure. People with prominent ears can be very distressed by the way they look, so for most people, the benefits are greater than the disadvantages. However, all operations carry risks as well as benefits.

As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Your consultant surgeon will explain the results you can expect, and will discuss the associated risks and alternatives to the procedure before going ahead.

With Spire Healthcare you will see a consultant of your choice at a time that suits you. You will be treated in a premium private hospital, not a clinic, and you can be assured of our commitment to healthcare standards and infection control excellence.

Ear pinning from Spire Cosmetic Surgery

With Spire Cosmetic Surgery you can select to see the consultant surgeon of your choice at a time that suits you. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic surgery. You will be treated in a premium Spire private hospital - not a clinic - so you can be assured of our commitment to the highest healthcare standards and cleanliness.

How much does ear pinning or pinnaplasty cost?

If you would like to know the price for ear pinning simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.

How can I find out more about ear pinning?


Ear Pinning (Pinnaplasty) - both Ears

Pricing detail £3,485.00

Start your journey today

To start your patient journey call our Treatment enquiry adviser on 01293 778 906, email us on info@spiregatwick.com or fill out an enquiry form on the right hand side of the page.

Free cosmetic surgery information evenings

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital are hosting a number of free information evenings on cosmetic surgery this year dedicated to specific procedures, from cosmetic breast surgery to eyelid and eye bag surgery.

Evenings are led by our specialist cosmetic and plastic surgeons who will be able to answer any questions you may have on the procedure. For more information on dates, click here.

To find out more call 01293 778 906, email info@spiregatwick.com or fill out the enquiry form in the top-right of this page.

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