Ear Correction / Otoplasty
Otoplasty is the cosmetic procedure that is used for reshaping the ears. It can be used to change the size and position of the ears. The operation remodels the cartilage to achieve the desired results. Otoplasty can correct ears that stick out too much. Patients can correct the proportion and position of their ears with Otoplasty and achieve the natural, symmetrical look they wanted.
Otoplasty can be performed with many methods depending on the corrections planned and the patients features. The surgeon will decide on the best technique from surgical or incisionless methods depending on the features of the patients ears.
Before Ear Correction Surgery in Turkey
The surgeon will review the medical history of the patient and learn about any previous conditions and treatments. The surgeon and the patient will discuss about the desired outcome and plan the operation in order to achieve a satisfying result. The procedure, possible outcomes and options will be explained to the patient.
During Ear Correction Surgery in Turkey
Otoplasty can be done with various techniques depending on what kind of correction is needed. The surgeon will make small incisions either behind or within the ears and reshape the cartilage and skin. Once shaping is done, the surgeon secures the new cartilage with internal stitches and close the incisions. Operations take about 2 hours.
After Ear Correction in Turkey
Dressings and bandages will be used to protect and support the ears immediately after the surgery. Some discomfort is normal, and the surgeon will prescribe pain medications if needd. It is recommended to avoid applying pressure to the area while sleeping etc.
The bandages will be removed in a few days and use of a special headband is recommended while sleeping for a while. If the stitches are not the type that dissolves on their on, the surgeon will remove them in 7-10 days. Patients should consult their surgeon to learn when they can get back to daily activities like sports and bathing.
Who are good candidates for ear correction surgery in Turkey?
- Excessively protruding and large ears
- Cupped ears
- Deformed ears
- Down or inward dangling ears