Ear aesthetics plays an important role in the development of self-confidence, especially in childhood. protruding ear,
the ear is exposed from the base of the skull or the second fold in the ear is not developed.
is seen. Although it is a deformity, it can cause children to be ridiculed.
How is the operation done?
The ideal time for surgery is just before school starts, that is around 4-5 years old. This schedule
The aim is to prevent the psychological trauma that the child may be exposed to at school. From this age and
In the following years, aesthetic problems can be eliminated.
The operation can usually be performed under local anesthesia or, in younger patients, under general anesthesia.
Cartilage is shaped, deformation is removed, or the ear is usually cut with an incision made behind the ear.
If it is far from the skull base, it is approximated. If the earlobe is large, it can be reduced. The average duration of the operation
is the hour. Generally, sutures do not need to be removed after surgery.
After the operation, a dressing and a light dressing is applied to the ears. The patient is discharged on the same day.
The bandages are opened on the 4th day and it is possible to take a bath. Slight swelling and tenderness may be experienced in the first weeks.
After the operation, a tennis player will be all day for the first two weeks and only at night for the next two weeks.
It is necessary to protect the ear by wearing the band.