Ear plastic surgery is usually chosen by people who have suffered for many years due to their ears being too large or pronounced, or have noticed that their child has or may have complexes later in life due to this congenital peculiarity.
Ear plastic surgery
Procedure: during ear plastic surgery excessively large or pronounced ears are transformed to be closer to the head, or their amount is reduced. Most frequently ear plastic surgery is performed on children at the age of 4 to 14 years, but it can also be performed on adults.
Duration of the surgery: 2 to 3 hours.
Anaesthesia: for small children – usually general, for elderly children and adults – general or local.
Treatment: in an out-patient setting.
Convalescence: for the first 10 days following ear plastic surgery an elastic bandage for the head is worn. Return to work or school is possible after 5 to 7 days. Physical loads shall be limited for 1 to 2 months after the ear plastic surgery.
Result: the effect is permanent.