Prominent Ear Surgery

Prominent ear is very common problem both in our country and in the world. In general, it is not considered a disease because it has no side effects on the body. However prominent ear surgery became a common procedure, since it disturbs people in terms of aesthetics causing lack of self-confidence and discomfort for the patient.

What is a prominent ear?

Prominent ear is the disorder of the general structure of the ear causing an extroversion in the cartilage of the ear, and this is reflected as prominence. It is entirely due to the laxity of the cartilages and the inadequacy of the folds.

Things to Know About Prominent Ear Surgery

Prominent ear, can be brought under control with a short-term surgical method today. Prominent ear surgery is a very simple operation compared to other types of surgery and has a short recovery time.

Although this aesthetic operation, which must be performed with appropriate hospital conditions, varies according to the age of the patient and the condition of the prominence, it is an operation that takes no more than 90 minutes.

In this operation, ear cartilage is taken as a basis and the cartilage structure is corrected as it should be. Because the ear will undergo incisions during the surgery, the healing may take a while.

Recovery Time

General or local anesthesia may be used in the operation. This situation can vary according to the ear’s status. If general anesthesia is not applied to the patient, the patient is discharged on the same day. In this case, it takes a little shorter for the patient to return to their daily life.

However, patients undergoing general anesthesia have a one-day hospital stay. After this period, the patient can return to their daily life within 1-2 weeks.

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