Children´s ears are most often fully developed until the age of 4 so Otoplasty is mostly performed between the age of 4 and 14 to avoid psychological trauma. However, Otoplasty can also be performed in adults.
Before & After pictures from a 34-year-old male patient who wanted to correct prominent ears.
- After photos taken: 4 months post-op
- Techniques /Scars: reformation of the cartilage to position the ears closer to the head. Surgery was performed to correct different levels of deformity on each ear. Incision behind the ear
- Surgery performed under local anesthesia and took 1 hour
- Recovery period: 1 week
Before & After photos were disclosed under patient´s authorization for demonstration purposes. Surgery results depend on the personal characteristics before surgery.