Ear surgery also known as otoplasty is a reconstructive surgery to correct a defect in the outer ear’s structure. Prominent ears that stick out too far are generally due to a lack of the normal cartilage folds in the ear. Genetics play a huge role for this type of ears.

Otoplasty is carried out as an outpatient procedure. The total time of the surgery will usually take around one and a half hour to two hours. It is done under sedation which means patients are in deep sleep and are able to breathe on their own, unlike in general anaesthesia where all the systems are depressed and assisted ventilation is mandatory.

Otoplasty is generally designed to bring the ears closer to the head. head. The excess

After the surgery, a bandage that will keep the ears in place will be worn for about a week or two. Minimal pain and discomfort are expected for the first few days. However, this can be alleviated by over the counter medicines. While the stitches are healing, a tight or pulling feeling is normal. It is best to avoid activities that can injure the ears, like contact sports. Regular exercise can be resumed after a couple of weeks and going back to work within five to seven days.

Here in Dubai, Otoplasty is available at London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery located in Dubai Healthcare City.

Drs. Maurizio and Roberto Viel have over 25 years of experience in the field of cosmetic surgery industry and are known for their expertise in cosmetic treatments and surgeries.

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