Otoplasty (Bat Ear Correction Surgery) in Bangkok, Thailand

Ear correction / ear pinning for prominent ears with Intermedisol

Otoplasty - ear-surgery abroadEar surgery or Otoplasty is usually done to set prominent ears  closer to the head or to reduce the size of large ears.

For the most part the surgery is done on children between the ages of four and 14. Ears are almost fully grown by age four and the earlier the surgery, the less teasing the child will have to endure. Ear surgery on adults is also possible and there are generally no additional risks associated with ear surgery on an older patient.

Procedure:

Otoplasty is performed to reshape the center fold to disproportionately large or prominent ears. The extent of the procedure depends on what changes are desired. The Surgery may be performed under a local anesthetic. There are several possible to perform otoplasty. Commend technique, the surgeon makes incisions in the back of the ear and removes skin to expose ear cartilage. Then sutures to fold the cartilage in on itself to reshape the ear. In some instances, the same result can be achieved without sutures by weakening the cartilage before folding it. By creating a more pronounced fold in the central portion of the ear the surgeon brings the ear closer to the head.

Duration of Surgery:

1-2 hrs

Post Operative Care Soreness and discomfort will be controlled by medication..

Within a couple of days dressings are removed. For healing the patients may ask to wear a light head dressing for several weeks. Since incisions are made in the back of the ears, faint scars should be concealed in the creases.

The decision on when to return to work and normal activities depends on how fast you heal and how you feel.

Recovery Time

You should stay in Bangkok or in Thailand up to 7 days

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