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What can I expect during the otoplasty procedure?


Otoplasty surgery is performed through an incision behind the ear, in the fold where the ear is joined to the head. Cartilage and skin are removed to bring the ear closer to the head. Depending on the required correction, cartilage is trimmed and countoured to achieve the desired result. Permanent sutures are used to hold… Read More

What kind of anesthesia is used during otoplaty?


In young children, general anesthesia is used for maximal comfort. For older children and adults, IV anesthesia, “twilight sleep” sedation, along with local anesthesia are used. Patients are very comfortable with the sedation, wake up quickly and do not recollect the procedure. If requested, general anesthesia can be administered to adults as well. We are… Read More

What is otoplasty?


Otoplasty is surgery to correct the position, shape or proportions of the ears. This ear surgery can treat ear defects from birth or those resulting from later trauma. Otoplasty not only corrects the appearance of ears that seem out of proportion to the face or stick out, but resolves the self-consciousness and social discomfort that… Read More