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Prominent Ear Aesthetics (Otoplasty)

Who is Prominent Ear Aesthetic Surgery Performed? 

Prominent ear surgery is an aesthetic procedure preferred when the ears are excessively far from the head. This surgery is usually performed due to aesthetic concerns and can be applied to people of all ages. In children; It may be beneficial to be performed before reaching school age in order to prevent possible psychological effects. In adults, prominent ear surgery can be performed as long as the general health condition of the person is appropriate. The surgery can positively affect the self-confidence and social interactions of the person by providing a more natural position and shape of the ears.

Are There Risks of Prominent Ear Surgery? 

Like every surgical procedure, prominent ear surgery has some risks. This procedure, also known as ear reduction surgery, is a safe and successful procedure. However, risks such as infection, bleeding, scar formation during the healing process may rarely occur after surgery. In addition, in some cases, asymmetry or unwanted aesthetic results may occur in the ears. For this reason, the experience of the surgeon who will perform the surgery and the patient's detailed information about his/her health history to the surgeon are important. Patients should receive comprehensive information about the surgery and the recovery process afterwards and express their expectations clearly. 

How is Prominent Ear Surgery Performed?

Otoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to give the ears a closer and more natural position to the head. This surgery is usually performed under local anaesthesia and different techniques can be used depending on the structure of the ears and the size of the correction needed. During the operation, a small incision is made behind the ear in an invisible place. Through this incision, the ear cartilage is accessed and the cartilage is reshaped. If necessary, excess cartilage tissue is removed to give the ear a smoother contour.

The new shape of the ear is stabilised with stitches, so that the ears are positioned closer to the head. After the surgery, a bandage is applied over the ears and this bandage helps to maintain the new position of the ear during the healing process. The operation takes 1-2 hours on average and the patient can return home the same day. During the postoperative recovery process, it is important that patients avoid heavy physical activity for a while and follow the doctor's recommendations.

What should be considered during the recovery process of prominent ear surgery?

The recovery period after prominent ear surgery is a period that requires the patient to be careful. After the surgery, a head bandage or a special cap should be worn for the period recommended by the doctor. The bandage is necessary to maintain the new shape of the ear and promote healing. 

Pain, mild swelling and bruising are normal during the healing process and these symptoms subside within a few days. Patients are advised to use the medication prescribed by the doctor regularly and avoid heavy physical activity during the healing process. Also, keeping the ears clean and dry helps to reduce the risk of infection. Patients should not interrupt their postoperative controls and should contact their doctor immediately in case of any problems.

Antalya Prominent Ear Surgery Price

Prominent ear aesthetics prices in Antalya may vary depending on factors such as the clinic where the surgery will be performed, the techniques used and the experience of the surgeon. Antalya prominent ear aesthetics is a popular option for both local and international patients and is preferred due to the quality services offered by health institutions in the region. Patients are advised to get information from multiple clinics and conduct a detailed research to get a clear idea of the surgery costs. In addition, getting information about the services covered by the surgery and additional costs will help in budget planning.

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