Prominent ears are often of great concern. Prominent ears may trouble people to an extent where they wear their hair long to cover the ears. They often feel that they are unable to wear their hair in certain styles. Many believe that ears that stick out make the individual look unintelligent. Children are often teased at school. Adults are anxious about their appearance to a point where it may affect their relationships. The good news is that prominent ears can be corrected very successfully.