Otoplasty is the protrusion of the ears more than normal. It is called prominent ear deformity when it is seen clearly and attracts attention when viewed from the front or from behind.
Although it does not cause any health problems, it can lead to a loss of psychological self-confidence and social anxiety. With the cosmetic procedure, otoplasty, patients can regain their confidence.
Prominent ear aesthetic surgery, which is applied to people with significant ear complaints, is the reshaping of the auricle and bringing it into a more aesthetic shape. There are many techniques and methods for ear aesthetic surgery.
Otoplasty, which is frequently applied in all age groups and has a high permanence, is a painless operation that does not require hospitalization after the operation.
There are three different procedures for Otoplasty operation.
Incisionless otoplasty is one of the otoplasty procedures used to correct protruding ears. Although there are various surgical procedures that can be used to address the disease, incisionless otoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure with a quicker recovery and a decreased risk of complications.
Constricted ear deformity, also known as lop ear deformity, is a medical condition where the upper section of the ear folds forward. Lop ear Otoplasty is a surgical procedure used to correct this condition. This deformity can range in severity from minor to severe. The upper ear's folding can obscure normal ear details, give the impression that the ears are unusually small, and make the ears "stick out" more than usual.
The patients will only have one ear operated on using the otoplasty technique. The primary goal of this method is to rectify an abnormality or to enhance attractiveness, as is typical for other otoplasty procedures. The pinna, or outer ear, is simply reshaped by surgeons to accomplish that. Therefore, you should go for one ear otoplasty if you're thinking about changing your appearance by having just one ear correction procedure.
The patient, who is a candidate for ear aesthetics, is informed about the details of the before the procedure. Animations are made about the possible results of the planned intervention in front of the mirror. This is the most important factor that eliminates the patient's stress coefficient and concerns related to the possible outcome. As recommended in all kinds of surgical procedures, patients are asked to reduce smoking or even take a break for a while, to stop taking blood thinners, if any, and to take a break from some vitamins or herbal medicines for a few days before the procedure.
The most important rule while doing this process is to keep the natural appearance of the ear intact. It is possible for you to go home right after the surgery. The ear remains bandaged for 2-3 days. You can take a shower after removing the bandage. There may be edema (swelling) and bruising in the ear after the surgery, which returns to normal within 1-2 weeks. A soft bandage resembling a sports band can be used on the head in the evenings for 2-3 weeks. Children can return to school after a week, if they pay attention while playing. Most adults can return to work after 3-4 days. With aesthetic surgeries on the ear, not only deformities in the ear are achieved, but also a striking improvement in the psychological state of the person. You will no longer have to cover your ears with your hair.
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You need to have some tests and examinations. So, it is better to be in Istanbul a few days before the operation.
The Otoplasty procedure is generally takes 1.5 hours. The preparation, surgery and recovery are generally taking a week. So, we can say, you will spend approximately 5 days in Istanbul. You can extend your stay for seeing the beautiful Bosphorus and the historical places in Istanbul.
While the threshold of pain is changeable for all people, it is possible to say the otoplasty procedure hurt less. The pain you would feel will be eased by our professional staff.
The procedure has permanent results.
The ear development occurs around the age of 5. Specialists recommend that there will be a quick recovery and less risk, if the operation is applied in the childhood times.
It is not an expected result, ears to go back after Otoplasty. If it happens you need to follow your pot-op procedures carefully.
As a cosmetic surgery, Otoplasty is not a complex procedure. The recovery process is also easy to adapt.
Around your ears and neck, as the result of the injection, will be numbed. There may be a sedative support to make you feel calmed. But you will be awake during the procedure.
It generally takes at least 6 weeks. But you will begin to see the difference in 2-3 weeks.
%96 of the otoplasty operations are being performed successfully.
The risks of Otoplasty are bleeding, infection and reaction to anesthesia as in all operation. Also, there will be a scar which will be hidden behind the ear.
It is a completely safe procedure, especially in Turkey, thanks to the experienced specialists.