Published on August 16, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS
Question: My child’s right ear is very underdeveloped. When repairing the size of her ear, where is the tissue harvested for the otoplasty? Answer: I use cartilage from the opposite ear (conchal cartilage) which can be used as spare parts or nasal septal cartilage or rib cartilage can be used.
Published on November 01, 2009 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS
I ended up at Dr. Pontell’s office because my allergist told me I needed nose surgery to straighten my nose as I could not breathe at all! She wanted to perform the surgery but I wanted a facial plastic surgery specialist. Dr. Pontell is calm and not an ego maniac like so many plastic surgeons. […]