Are you not satisfied with the appearance of your ears? Are they protruding, too large or too small? Are you seeking an effective method for improving your ears? If your answer to above given questions is yes, then you may be a good candidate for ear surgery. Ear surgery is the surgical procedure that is performed for improving the shape and size of ears. It is an ideal option for those people who are not satisfied with the appearance of their ears. Here we will discuss how this surgery can help you improve your ears.
What is ear reshaping surgery?
Ear surgery – medically known as otoplasty – is the surgical procedure that involves making modifications in the ears to improve their shape and make them more proportional. Ear surgery may be performed for aesthetic improvement of protruding, large or small ears, to correct the defect in ear that is hereditary or to restore the shape and size of misshapen ear caused by some injury. Ear surgery gives natural shape to the ears that is balanced to rest of facial features. It can be performed on both children and adults.
How ear reshaping surgery is performed?
Ear surgery usually takes two to three hours to complete and this time period varies from one patient to another depending on the requirements of patient. It is usually performed under general anesthesia. During the surgery, surgeon makes small incision behind the ear and inside the ear ensuring that incisions will not leave visible scars behind. After making incisions, excess skin is removed and cartilage is reshaped either by cutting part of it or adding a graft. After making these changes, incisions are closed using sutures and bandages are applied.
Recovery from ear reshaping surgery:
Ear surgery is performed on outpatient basis and patient can return back to home immediately after the procedure. Before going to home, surgeon prescribes medications and gives certain instructions that minimize pain and discomfort and make your recovery period comfortable. The bandage remains on ears for 5 to 7 days to support wound and stitches used in surgery are mostly dissolvable. Ear surgery, when performed by a well-trained plastic surgeon does not cause any complication. Some minimal side effects include slight pain, bruising, redness and swelling.
If you are interested in having ear reshaping surgery, you need to select an experienced and well-trained plastic surgeon. Having ear reshaping Dubai at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery will give you successful results as you will get services of highly experienced plastic surgeon.