Technical pearls for ear repair

April 1, 2005

New Orleans — The convoluted nature of the ear can make surgical repair of wounds a daunting challenge. However, dermatologists who take a tactical approach, understanding the wound itself, patient preference, and closure options often get good cosmetic results, according to Edward B. Desciak, M.D., at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) , here.