Procedures Surgical – Otoplasty
Many people are born with the ears with the different format of the considered normal. The main malformation is known as “ear stick” where patients present ears positioned very away from the sides of the head and may present or not of a normal ear cartilaginous contours.
The Otoplasty surgery leading to correction of these changes, in order to form the anti-hélice and decrease the distance between the posterior surface of the ear and scalp, seeking a aesthetic balance of the face.
– FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When the plastic surgery of the ears is indicated?
The Otoplasty is indicated to improve self confidence in children and adults presenting with ears designed for front. She seeks the harmony between the facial features and can be performed at any age in particular in children from 6 years who suffer from the “jokes” of classmates in pre school age, avoiding possible psychological trauma, currently known as bulling.
How is the post-op plastic surgery of the ears?
The surgery has an average of 90 minutes ‘ duration, can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation and the patient may be discharged on the same day of the surgery. It is recommended to use a bandage with a compressive bandage during 30 days a 12:0 am and more 30 days to sleep. The stitches are removed with 10 days and and the practice of physical activities will be released after the first month.
How is the before and after Otoplasty?
After the surgery his ears are no longer the focus of the face to be more harmonics face of the patient. Normally, no one praises the ears, if this region calls attention to the patient’s face is probably something is wrong. Surgery returns the self-confidence of the people that keep habits like hold the hair, in the case of women and use the shorter hair for men.
Plastic surgery of the ears (Otoplasty) leave a scar?
The answer is Yes. Like any surgical procedure the Otoplasty scarring but she is positioned on the back of the ear, getting pretty discreet and hidden, very difficult to be perceived.
When the definitive result of Otoplasty?
The final result is achieved after 6 months of surgery, when the ear is fully healed and no swelling inherent in the procedure. However, already on the first day of post opartório if you realize a substantial improvement in the shape and projection of the ears.
Can I lose the result of Otoplasty?
This can happen Yes. The explanation is called “memory” of cartilage that tends to get back to the place of origin. So it is of fundamental importance the use of compressive bandage to keep the cartilage in your new place for 2 months that is the time for healing stronger and that keeps the new shape and the result of the surgery.