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Otoplasty

Get rid of big ears

Why ear correction?

Ear correction offers a permanent solution for those who have been dissatisfied with their reflection in the mirror for years due to the shape or size of their ears. This routine surgical procedure can significantly improve the appearance of the ears, providing facial harmony and freeing the individual from long-standing frustrations.

Ideal time for ear correction?

Ear correction can be performed as soon as the ears have finished growing, which is usually after the age of five. The surgery is equally successful in both children and adults, providing long-lasting and noticeable results.

Preparation and procedure

Preparation for ear correction (Otoplasty)

Preparation includes stopping the intake of certain medications and smoking to ensure the best possible recovery and minimize the risk of complications. Detailed laboratory tests and examinations are part of the standard preparation procedure.

(Otoplasty) Ear correction procedure

The surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia, except in cases where the child is too anxious, in which general anesthesia may be used. The technique depends on the specific needs of the patient, and incisions are made behind the ears or in the inner fold, minimizing the visibility of scars.

Recovery after ear correction

After the surgery, dressings are worn for seven days, after which they are removed along with the stitches. It is recommended to wear a headband over the ears during sleep for the next fifteen days to protect the ears and ensure proper healing.

Risks after ear correction

Complications are extremely rare when the surgery is performed by an experienced surgeon. However, some patients may experience inflammation of the ear cartilage.

Before anf After

FAQ

How long does recovery take after otoplasty?

Most patients return to their daily activities immediately after the dressings are removed, while full recovery and disappearance of swelling are expected within a few weeks.

The surgery is performed under anesthesia, so pain during the procedure is minimal. After the operation, mild discomfort may occur, which can be easily controlled with prescribed medications..

The final results are visible immediately after the dressings are removed, and the final shape of the ears becomes apparent after all swelling subsides.