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Playground taunts of ‘Dumbo’ got you down? Get your ears done

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Jason's left ear "just stuck straight out to the side," says LaVonda Reed, Jason's mother. (Photo courtesy of LaVonda Reed)

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Post-surgery, Jason Ludowese doesn't feel much different, but says his ears look much better. (Photo courtesy of LaVonda Reed)

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Cosmetic ear surgery, or otoplasty, was the most common plastic surgery in 2007 for the under-18 set, with some children getting the procedure as young as 5 years old.


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