Though most of the people do not give much importance to them, ears are an important feature that greatly affects the overall facial appearance. There are many men and women who are not satisfied with the appearance of their ears. If you are also one of them, you need not to worry anymore because cosmetic surgery provides an effective solution to your problem in the form of ear surgery or otoplasty Dubai may be an ideal option for you. Otoplasty is in fact a medical term for ear correction. It involves adjusting the shape and size of ears.
What is otoplasty?
Ear surgery can enhance the whole appearance of ears or can create the natural shape by bringing proportion and balance between ears and rest of the facial features. Otoplasty can particularly address the following issues.
- Overly large ears
- Protruding ears
- To improve the results of previous ear surgery
Candidates for otoplasty
You can be a good candidate for the procedure if.
- You are healthy and you are not suffering from any life threatening ailment.
- You are non-smoker.
- You have realistic expectations with the outcomes of procedure.
- Children who are 5 years old or more, whose ear are fully developed are good candidates for surgery.
Procedure of otoplasty
The first step of the procedure of otoplasty is administration of anesthesia. Local anesthesia with sedation and general anesthesia are the options. If the procedure is performed on children, general anesthesia is used while if it is performed on adults, either local anesthesia alone or local anesthesia with sedation is used. The next step is making incision behind the ear. The incision leaves a scar behind that is virtually invisible. If your ear lobe is large, its size will be reduced. The folds of the ear are created or increased. If your ears are large, the size of cartilage is reduced to decrease their size. The procedure takes forty five minutes to an hour.
Results and recovery of otoplasty
Otoplasty gives immediate results and requires quite less time for recovery. It does not cause any severe complications; however, some temporary side effects are associated with it. These side effects include swelling and bruising.
If you are interested in having otoplasty Dubai, you should not wait to book an appointment with one of the highly experienced plastic surgeon at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery.