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Ear Surgery

What is Ear Surgery?

Ear surgery, also known as otoplasty, is a surgical procedure that is performed to alter the shape, size, or position of the ears. It is commonly used to correct deformities, such as protruding ears, that can affect a person’s self-esteem or cause them to feel self-conscious.

There are several different types of procedures that may be performed, depending on the specific issue being addressed. For example, ear pinning is a type of ear surgery that is often used to correct ears that stick out too far from the head. This procedure involves reshaping the cartilage and pulling the ears closer to the head so that they are more flush with the scalp.

Procedure

Ear pinning surgery to correct protruding ears may take around 1-2 hours to complete, while more complex procedures such as ear reconstruction or microtia repair may take longer.

Recovery

In terms of returning to normal activities, most patients are able to return to work or school within a week or two after the procedure, depending on the type of surgery and the extent of the recovery needed.

Anesthesia

Most ear surgeries are performed using local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia. Local anesthesia involves numbing the ear area, and sedation helps to keep the patient calm and relaxed during the procedure.

Benefits of Ear Surgery

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Ear Surgery

Who Qualifies for Ear Surgery?

Ear surgery is a medical procedure recommended for individuals who are concerned about the appearance of their ears or those who have hearing problems due to structural abnormalities in the ear. Good candidates for the procedure are typically in good physical health, do not have any medical conditions that may interfere with the healing process, and have realistic expectations about the results of the surgery.

The procedure can correct deformities such as protruding ears, misshapen ears, or earlobes that have been damaged. It can also repair earlobe deformities caused by trauma, injury, or piercing. In some cases, ear surgery may be necessary to correct hearing problems caused by structural abnormalities in the ear.

How to Prepare for Ear Surgery?

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