Earfold procedures

If having prominent ears is impacting on your life and self-confidence, there are a number of ways corrective surgery can help. Hadley Wood offers a procedure called earFold™, a quick and simple treatment that reshapes the ear.

Suitable for adults and children, it involves making a small incision and then inserting an earFold™ implant, which ‘grips’ the ear cartilage and holds it in a corrected shape. The implant is made of a very soft elastic alloy (Nitinol), which enables the ear to retain natural movement but will always spring back into place.

The procedure is carried out with local anaesthetic and takes less than 20 minutes to complete, and you will be able to discuss and agree the shape and level of correction you want with your surgeon beforehand.


We welcome both self-paying patients and those covered by private health insurance. For further information and to discuss pricing and payment options, contact our referrals team on 0207 3177 7751 or rf.privateenquiries@nhs.net.

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Why wait? At Hadley Wood Hospital, we offer a quick and easy way to get immediate access to the healthcare you need. We welcome both self-paying patients and those covered by private health insurance.

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