What Is Prominent Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)?
Otoplasty actually means ear aesthetics, as in the word sense. The auricle, that is, is the process of reshaping the auricle and making it more natural and aesthetic. Many surgical techniques and methods are available. One of the operations we do most at our center.
To Whom Is Prominent Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Performed?
Otoplasty can be done to anyone who is unhappy with The Shape of the ear. Pathologies such as ear size, which bothers patients, and scoop can be achieved with various otoplasty techniques with natural and patient-pleasing results. It is the ideal time to do it, especially at a child’s age. The fact that the scoop ear is the subject of ridicule in school has a very negative impact on child psychology.
How is prominent ear surgery (otoplasty) technique, complications and follow-up?
Otoplasty surgery technique is performed under general anesthesia. The average duration of surgery varies between 1-2 hours. The shape desired to be given to the ear with an incision made behind the ear is made with some suture techniques. According to the condition of the case, if necessary, cartilage excision is performed and an attempt is made to obtain a natural aesthetic ear.
After surgery, the incision behind the ear is closed with a suture. Because it is behind the ear, it can be a vague trace that does not disturb the eye at all.
If the dressings are sterile during and after surgery, no signs of infection are found. If the sutures used for the patient are suitable and high quality, the opening of the ear will not be re-scooped and disfigured.
Excessive dressing and checks on the day after surgery last an average of 1 Week. After receiving the stitches of the patient, the patient can return to his daily social life, except that it is recommended that he sleep only at night with an elastic head bandage. In short, children can start school after 1 week, while adults can return to work earlier.
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The first stage of the operation begins with the preliminary examination. The patient is presented with some forms to fill out. Then, analyzes are made for general controls. At the Swedish Clinic, patient health is our priority. After the physical examination and final controls are completed, the patient is given detailed information about the operation. How the operation will proceed and what you need to know about the process are fully conveyed to the patient at this stage. The operating room is prepared for the operation and the operation begins with the patient's approval. The operation is performed under local anesthesia. Our specialist doctor and his team make final checks here and are ready to be discharged.
The first morning after the operation, you will wake up from a nice and painless sleep. Since this operation is not a difficult operation, you will not have any problems. If you have minor pain, you can use the medicines given to you.
You can now take a shower. Adults can also return to work.
On the 4th day, your control will be done by our specialist doctor and you can return to your normal life completely.