Otoplasty

Surgical Intervention: It is one of the rare plastic surgery performed at a young age. If the deformity is very obvious, it can be done in the preschool period. Ear cartilage is shaped by an incision made behind the ear and the ear is brought to the proper angle with the head.

 

  • Operation time: 1 hour
  • Anesthesia conditions: Local anesthesia under general anesthesia or sedation
  • Hospital stay: No
  • Possible ailments: Behind the ear remains a scar in the shape of the operation
  • Risks: Hematoma, infection, asymmetry, recurrence of ear deformity

 

Recovery period:

  • Return to work: 2-3 days
  • Shape fit: 1-2 months. It is recommended to wear an ear bandage for 4 weeks.