Cosmetic Surgery around the ears is mainly to set back prominent ears or to reduce the size of large ears.
Possible side effects ear cosmetic surgery operations are:
Temporary throbbing; aching; swelling; redness; numbness; infection of cartilage; excessive scarring; blood clot that may need draining; mismatched or artificial-looking ears; recurrence of the protrusion, requiring repeat surgery.
You will be back to normal activity in 5 to 7 days after ear surgery.
Strenuous activity and contact sports: 1 to 2 months after ear surgery.
Young children usually require general anesthesia for ear surgery. Older children or adults may choose general or local anesthesia with sedation.
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A tiny incision is made behind the ear at the back of the cartilage which can be sculpted or folded. Once appropriate correction has been achieved, stitches are used to close the incision and help maintain the new shape.
Most often done on children between the ages of 4 and 15 years of age. However, adults can benefit from this procedure as well.
The results of ear plastic surgery operations are permanent.
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