otoplasty | Ear Surgery

Some people are born with prominent ear lobes, usually bilateral, but the percentage of those are one-sided.Normally, the angle of the ears of the skull must be 15 to 20and an angle of more than 35 to 40 usually appears unnatural and abnormal.

Some people are born with prominent ear lobes, usually bilateral, but the percentage of those are one-sided.Normally, the angle of the ears of the skull must be 15 to 20and an angle of more than 35 to 40 usually appears unnatural and abnormal.

Should be noted that,80 to 90 percent of the ear growth is at the age of three and ear cartilage will be completed at the age of five.The main cause of this condition affects a person’s beauty.Overgrowth of cartilage is related to the middle ear that remains unknown and often hereditary factors involved in this problem. The prominent ears attract others attention at an early ages and the person may even be ridiculed by others in childhood and adolescence which leads to psychological problems.Given that the full growth of the human ear is at the age of 5-7years, the-psychologists and doctors often recommend before the child goes to school.


Frequently asked questions

  • Are there any age restrictions for who can undergo surgery?

This procedure should be performed on children beginning at age five. The reason for performing the procedure at age five is two-fold. One, the children’s ears have developed by this age. Two, the children enter grade school at this age and may be teased or picked on. Having the surgery before entering grade school will avoid this situation. This procedure is performed on healthy adults that have protruding ears.

  • Is there the possibility of return to first position after surgery?

It depends on your surgeon and his experience. Some surgeons just remove the excess skin , do not remove the excess cartilage and do not suture it to main part of ear. In most cases, this type of surgery, will be returned to the past status.

  • will ear Surgery affect my hearing?

No ,the surgery is performed only on the outer ear and not have any adverse effects on hearing.

  • Will there be visible scars?

In most cases incisions are small and made behind your ear. Over time, any scar will fade and become nearly invisible.

  • Is the surgery changed my ears to smaller size?

The purpose of surgery is to reduce the angle between the ear and skull but by laying down the auricle , the ear would appear smaller and more natural.

  • How to fix cauliflower ear caused from wrestling?

Cauliflower is usually due to blunt trauma to the ear. When the cartilage of the ear is injured by trauma or inflammation ,it will be corrected by surgery if they refer to surgeon quickly. But after long time it will be somewhat modified.


Ear Plastic Surgery

The surgery is performed in the operating room under local anesthesia or general anesthesia. This procedure is carried out by cutting the skin in the area behind the ear , thena part of the skin and ear cartilage is removed and finally the main ear cartilage is sutured to several areas of tightened tissue on the back of ear.
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