Otoplasty improves the shape and size of protruding ears. Specialized techniques can also be used in cases of congenital deformities.
The procedure is indicated in cases where the ears are shaped and placed in a position that is not in harmony with the other facial characteristics. It helps adults and young children with protruding ears or other deformities, to regain their confidence and start feeling good about their appearance.
Using special techniques all skin incisions are hidden behind the ear. Otoplasty is performed on an outpatient basis, under local anesthesia and light sedation.
Recovery depends on the extend of the procedure and any accompanying procedures. Light activities can begin from the first day after the surgery and return to normal activities within a week. Your looks will improve gradually in the 4-6 weeks following the surgery.
Skin care and sun protection if necessary during the recovery period. Results are usually permanent.