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Ear

Surgery

Otoplasty

Ear surgery, or otoplasty, improves the shape, position and proportion of the ear. It can correct a birth defect of the ear structure

INTRODUCTION

What is ear surgery?

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. A defect in the ear structure that is present at birth or that becomes apparent with development can be corrected by otoplasty. This procedure can also treat misshapen ears caused by injury
 

Otoplasty creates a more natural shape while bringing balance and proportion to the ears and face. Correction of even minor deformities can have profound benefits to appearance and self-esteem. If protruding or disfigured ears bother you or your child, you may consider plastic surgery

Who is a good candidate for
ear surgery?

Children who are good candidates for ear surgery are:

  • Healthy, without a life-threatening illness or untreated chronic ear infections

  • Generally 5 years old, or when a child's ear cartilage is stable enough for correction

  • Cooperative and follow instructions well

  • Able to communicate their feelings and do not voice objections when surgery is discussed
     

Teenagers and adults who are good candidates for ear surgery are:

  • Healthy individuals who do not have a life-threatening illness or medical conditions that can impair healing

  • Individuals with a positive outlook and specific goals in mind for ear surgery

  • Nonsmokers

Ear surgery is a highly individualized procedure and you should do it for yourself, not to fulfill someone else's desires or to try to fit any sort of ideal image.

Your Health & Safety


Before undergoing surgery requiring sedation or general anesthesia, a full medical history including diagnostic tests is recommended. Part of this medical history requires that you provide candid answers to questions about your general state of health, including:
 

  • A full disclosure of health history including any illness, prior surgery of any kind and complications from prior surgery

  • All types of allergies and any reaction to prior anesthesia

  • Current medications, the use of vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drugs

  • The use of oral contraceptives by women

Before surgery, you must follow all of your plastic surgeon's instructions. This may include:

  • Cessation of smoking

  • Stop taking certain types of medications that may increase your risk of abnormal bleeding

On the day of surgery, you may be asked to:

  • Avoid eating or drinking anything within a defined time period prior to surgery

Follow all postoperative instructions carefully, including cleansing and at-home treatment regimens, and avoid sun exposure. Your cooperation will influence the outcome of your surgery.

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Your Personel
HEALTH

ASISTANT
 

Our expert medical consultant team gets your expectations regarding the operation you are considering with phone consultation in the language you speak. After understanding your expectations, they suggest  suitable date according to a treatment you have decided.