What is auricular correction (otoplasty)
Correction of the auricles (otoplasty) is a plastic surgery to correct the shape of the auricles or congenital deformities, to restore the anatomical disorder that occurred after an injury.
The formation of the child's ears is completed by the age of 4-5, the growth of the shell continues until the age of 9. It is at this age that it is recommended to correct lop-earedness in a child. Natural, symmetrical auricles will not give reason for ridicule, the child's psyche will not be injured.
There is no age limit for adults.
Otoplasty at the Gatling-Med Clinic The plastic surgeons of the clinic recommend the "Body Cleansing" program before the operation. This normalizes the physiological balance and minimizes the possible risks of complications during the operation and during the recovery period.
Depending on the individual characteristics of the patient, the technique for performing otoplasty may vary. During the consultation, the plastic surgeon of the clinic will listen to your wishes, conduct an examination,, if necessary, prescribe additional examinations and suggest the best correction methods for you. After surgery, patients are offered comprehensive programs to accelerate the healing of postoperative wounds and reduce edema. These programs reduce the rehabilitation period by an average of 2 times. The postoperative period involves wearing a special fixing bandage (tape). The first 7 days it cannot be removed for a long time, then the tape is left only overnight
Basic information about otoplasty:
Indication Protruding ears (lop-eared), congenital deformities of the auricles, irregular ear shape, consequences of trauma
The result is the elimination of defects in the auricles, restoration of shape
Before surgery, ear defects, lop-eared, irregular shape, missing part or all of the ear
After surgery, elimination of defects, lop-earedness, restoration of shape
The advantages of the method for correcting the shape of the auricles or congenital deformity, restoration of the violation of the anatomical structure occurs with a gentle method
Can be combined with facial plastic
Instrumentation and equipment equipment and preparations from the world's leading manufacturers on the basis of valid licenses and certificates
The operation time passes quickly. General anesthesia as needed
Hospitalization period 1 day - 1 day
Return to activity 4 weeks
Full recovery 2-3 weeks