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Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) Procedure

This is a very important aesthetic procedure in young children to set back prominent ears closer to the head, or to reduce the size of large (bat) ears. These Children are usually between the ages of 4 and 14 years and are rather conscious of this at school or play. A strip of skin with cartilage is trimmed from behind the ear and the flat hollow of the upper ear is given its regular contours. The angle between the ear and head is reduced with a special stitch.

Duration Of Surgery
2 to 3 hours for both ears.
Anesthesia : Young children: usually - General. Older children or adults: General or Local, with sedation.
Usually as a day case.
Temporary pain, ache and swelling.
Back to work or school: 5 to 7 days.
Strenuous activity and contact sports: A month or two.
Duration of Results
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