How much does the EarWell system cost?
How much does the EarWell system cost?
EarWell costs about $3,500 for one ear. And there is another less expensive device called Ear Buddies that parents can order and use themselves.
What is an EarWell procedure?
EarWell is an infant ear correction system that addresses ear deformities in infants. Treatment with the EarWell system is completely noninvasive and effective at treating 90% of ear deformities in infants.
When was EarWell invented?
The EarWell™ Infant Ear Correction System was co-developed in 2010 by renowned, double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Byrd, whose work in ear reconstruction is so well respected, he has come to be known as “the ear doctor” among the DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth) metropolitan area pediatricians.
Is EarWell covered by insurance?
While ear correction is typically cosmetic, early intervention and ear molding with the EarWell is often covered by insurance because it’s considered a congenital deformity.
How do I stop my babys ears from sticking out?
During the first two months of life, parents can have their baby’s ears reshaped with molds. After two months, the only permanent way to reduce how far your ears stick out is to have surgery.
Do babies ears folding over when touched?
A newborn’s ears, as well as other features, may be distorted by the position they were in while inside the uterus. Because the baby hasn’t yet developed the thick cartilage that gives firm shape to an older child’s ears, it isn’t unusual for newborns to come out with temporarily folded or otherwise misshapen ears.
How do you reshape a baby’s ears?
There are several ear molding methods. One of the more common techniques involves placing a soft silicone cradle around the ear and applying plastic retainers to reshape the ear cartilage. The device is held on using tape and is worn for a period of 4-6 weeks.
Do ear deformities correct themselves?
Unfortunately, we do not know which ear deformities will correct by themselves and which will require surgical treatment later in life. For this reason, it’s important to discuss early nonsurgical ear molding with your child’s physician.
Why are babies born with deformed ears?
Environment. Congenital ear deformities can occur when a developing baby is exposed to certain conditions in the uterus. Prenatal exposure to particular drugs, including isotretinoin (Accutane, for example), thalidomide, mycophenolate, and alcohol have been linked to the development of outer ear deformities.
Why does my baby have 2 different ears?
Is it normal for babies ears to stick?
Stick-Out ears are the most common ear deformity, and around 2% of babies develop Stick-Out ears in the first 6 months of life.
Can you fix baby’s ears sticking out?
Treatment for protruding ears can involve surgical or non-surgical methods depending on the age of the patient. At birth, the ear cartilage is soft and pliable and can be reshaped without surgery using an innovative technology developed in recent years, The Earwell™ Infant Ear Correction System.
When to use EarWell for infant ear correction?
Read more of our patient testimonials. Parents can choose the EarWell® nonsurgical device to reshape their baby’s deformed ears within weeks if the EarWell® plastic mold is applied early in life. Recognizing an infant ear deformity at … view more videos
Which is the first nonsurgical ear correction device?
The EarWell® Infant Ear Correction System is the first and most advanced nonsurgical infant ear deformity correction device developed by Becon Medical. Becon is a global pioneer in the development of medical-surgical products, instruments and equipment.
How to pay for infant ear correction system?
We also accept CareCredit financing, which you may apply for online at www.carecredit.com or by calling 1-800-365-8295. We understand that additional payment plans may be necessary to fit your budget. Please call our billing department to setup Auto-Pay arrangements.
How much does an ear well treatment cost?
It is non-surgical and non-invasive, and, best of all, it works. Even though we have a very high insurance approval rate for the EarWell, there is no cost to the patient to submit for authorization to their insurance before committing to EarWell treatment. Payment and Warranty. Self-Pay Price: $1000 (Per Ear) (Price subject to change)