What is Otoplasty?
Distortion in the ear and correction of asymmetry.
What can be corrected?
– Big ear,
– The evident ear,
– Asymmetric ear,
– Deformation due to previous ear surgery.
How important is patient age?
Children can be done from the age of 6 when they reach school age.
How is the process after the surgery?
There is temporary pain and swelling after the procedure. You need to wear a hair band when you sleep at night for a month.
How is it done?
It is performed under local or general anesthesia.
How is the surgical technique?
In the classic method, an incision is made behind the ear and the skin is removed. Once the cartilage is shaped with permanent stitches, the skin is closed.
Kissless scoop ear correction: The ear is not cut behind, skin is not removed. Sewing stitches are placed under the skin. After the procedure, the patient is sent to the non-cancerous work.
What are the complications?
-Loss of sensation in the skin,