Ear Correction Surgery (Otoplasty)

From what age can ear correction surgery be performed?

In all ages starting from the age of 5.

With which methods is the surgery performed?

With incision or without incision (only with surgical thread).

What kind of anesthesia is used in ear correction surgery?

Local or general anesthesia is used.

How long does ear correction surgery take?

It takes approximately 45 minutes.

How should the after-care be following ear correction surgery?

In the first 24 hours a tight bandage is worn day and night, for the next 4-5 weeks a tennis headband is worn.

How long does it take to get back to school/work?

With a tennis headband, it takes around 3 – 5 days given that you avoid any heavy lifting.

Prominent Ear Deformity

Prominent ear deformity is the ear deformity that results from an increase in the distance of external ear from the head. Usually it is observed in both ears but very rarely may also be present in one ear.  It doesn’t pose any problems healthwise however can trigger psychological problems.