Microtia and Aural Atresia Surgery Los Angeles
What Are the Long-Term Effects of Untreated Microtia?
Left untreated, microtia can have serious effects ranging from feelings of loneliness to speech delays. Treatment is available. Learn how microtia surgery can be positively life-changing…
Can Microtia Be Detected During Pregnancy with an Ultrasound?
Microtia specialist Dr. John Reinisch discusses the possibility of using ultrasound to detect microtia during pregnancy and how that may benefit patients.
Treating Unilateral and Bilateral Microtia: What You Should Know
Dr. John Reinisch provides an overview of treatment options for unilateral and bilateral microtia, a congenital deformity of the ear.
National Microtia Awareness Day: Answers to Common Questions
As part of National Microtia Awareness Day, we’re providing some answers to common questions about microtia, aural atresia, and ear reconstruction surgery.
How Aural Atresia and Anotia Affect Speech Development in Children
Aural atresia and anotia can both affect a child’s speech development. Let’s consider why that is and discuss treatment options to create a new ear…
Anotia: Understanding Grade 4 Microtia
Anotia is Type 4 microtia. Let’s discuss what the signs are, what the condition means for your child’s hearing, and what treatment options are available.
What Are the Psychological Effects of Microtia?
Microtia can affect your child’s self-image and psychosocial abilities. Let’s look at studies on the psychological effects of the condition and how surgery can help.
Can My Child Have Normal Hearing with Microtia?
If your child has microtia, they will experience some degree of hearing loss. Let’s explain why that is and what Dr. John Reinisch can do…
Five Advantages of Cartilage Reconstruction for Microtia Patients
Dr. John Reinisch performs microtia reconstruction to treat a small or misshapen ear. Here he discusses five advantages of rib cartilage in microtia patients. If…
Ear Reconstruction for Microtia
Ear reconstruction helps patients who were born with microtia achieve a sense of normalcy. Here’s what to expect from start to finish.