Please note: this session is repeated at 1:50 p.m.
Microtia and Anotia present one of the many challenges regarding Hemifacial Microsomia. The cosmetic deformity present can psychologically affect the child throughout their life. These patients are particularly challenging due to variability in their condition, significant facial asymmetries, the need for additional surgeries to manage other aspects of their condition, and associated hearing loss.
Surgical repair of their anotia/microtia is an important milestone in the HFM patient’s treatment progression. In this lecture, we will provide a background on patients with hemifacial microsomia presenting with anotia/microtia, provide treatment recommendations, and review different ear reconstruction techniques advantages and disadvantages.