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"Cartilage moulding devices are advised in infants up to 6 months of age."

 

"Information should be provided by those advising the parents of babies (GPs, health visitors etc) (for example, at the time of their first hearing test) of the availability of such devices."

 

Source: Royal College of Surgeons Pinnaplasty Commissioning Guide, accredited by NICE and considered national best practice.

Earbuddies™ have been providing Early Ear Correction™ for more than 20 years and many thousands of children throughout the world have avoided teasing and surgery as a result.

An independent study by the NHS Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow found that '78% of parents rated the efficacy of splints as either excellent or very good and 96% said they would recommend the service to a friend'. When EarBuddies™ are fitted by professionals, the success rate rises to 92%.

 

EarBuddies™ are used by Hospitals & Clinics across the world

Track Record

World's most trusted Ear Correction System

Since the first EarBuddies™ patient in 1990, EarBuddies™ have helped many thousands of children around the world to grow up comfortable and confident with their ears.

"Many ear deformities can be corrected at birth by a splintage device, which is essentially what Ear Buddies provides. The cartilage in the ear is floppy at birth because of the effect of oestrogen, a hormone produced by the mother, on its structure. It slowly hardens into adulthood but this happens most rapidly between birth and one year. During this period, splintage can work really well. In a newborn it can correct a deformed or sticking-out ear within two weeks; in a three-month-old within ten weeks. Splints are comfortable and children usually tolerate them surprisingly well." - Dr Jane Collins, Chief Executive and Honorary Consultant Paediatrican, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Times 2006

 

Best Practice

 

Inspire trust

Win the confidence of a new family unit for a lifetime. Early Ear Correction™ with EarBuddies™ is simply the right thing to do.

"To our astonishment, we got amazing results in only 2 weeks!!! We are so happy that we tried your product and amazed with the results. It is unbelievable that the plastic surgeon was not aware of your product and recommended a special prosthetic and surgery that would cost thousands of dollars. Thank you so much Earbuddies!! You saved my baby from some future insecurities and saved us thousand of dollars in plastic surgery. Thanks again!!!”

Proud father Leopoldo

Indisputable evidence

EarBuddies™ have been commercially available for over 20 years, and parents of new babies should be made aware that neonatal splintage exists and is very effective.

"It is vital that neonatal paediatricians, obstetricians, general practitioners, and midwives are educated about early detection [of ear deformity] and how to initiate treatment themselves."

Lindford, Hettiaratchy, Schonauer. British Medical Journal Feb 2007

Increasing litigation...

...for failure to fit - given that information about neonatal splintage is widely available, parents are becoming increasingly litigious when they are badly advised by uninformed medical practitioners and consequently miss the opportunity to correct their child's ears without surgery.

"...I am very upset that B.... was born at the ...... Hospital and ...... should have been corrected when he was first born."

Please see the Training Tools page to access clinical practice recommendations and advanced information for healthcare professionals.

For independent opinion from experts, please click here.

You can bulk order using the online store, or if you would like further information about fitting EarBuddies™ at your clinic, please contact: support@earbuddies.co.uk

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