About Otoplasty in Men
Ear surgery can correct protruding ears (excessive ear cartilage), large or otherwise deformed earlobes.
It is usually performed to move the ears into a more natural looking position closer to the head. The procedure is not intended to create perfect symmetry.
Otoplasty is suitable for kids older than 4 and adults that feel uncomfortable with their ears leading to self-consciousness and poor adaptation to school.
During consultation, the surgeon will discuss your general health, evaluate the problem to treat and give you instructions on how to prepare for surgery.
Ear surgery takes place at a surgical room under general anesthesia and usually takes between 1 and 2 hours.
Most patients experience some mild discomfort. Adult and young patients usually return to normal activity within 1 week after the surgery.
Complications are possible with any plastic surgery, though they are rare with in ear surgery. Possible complications may include a blood clot in the ear or an infection in the cartilage area.
As in most of the surgical procedures, the results are not visible immediately and the patient will need to wait until bruising and swelling disappears to see the final results.
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