All our facial features are essential for an overall pleasant appearance. If each body part is appropriately proportioned and placed, a person looks attractive. However, sometimes one or more body parts, like ears, seem slightly bigger or smaller than the rest of the body. Disproportionate ears make people feel conscious about their appearance. As a result, they lose confidence and always try to find ways to hide their ears. Luckily, it is possible to fix disproportionate ears with the help of Ear Surgery in Dubai.
Aim of the Treatment
Ear surgery is also referred to as Otoplasty or Auriculoplasty. This treatment can help significantly enhance the shape, position, and proportion of the ears. Congenital disabilities in the ear structure become noticeable as we age. Therefore, Otoplasty can improve the overall ear structure and help achieve the desired ear shape. Besides congenital disabilities, ear surgery can also treat defects caused by an accident or trauma.
Generally, Ear Surgery aims to:
- reduce the size of overly large ears
- increase the size of small ears
- improve the position of protruding ears
The type of technique chosen for Otoplasty depends on the type of correction needed. The modifications usually vary from one person to another. Some people need their ears to appear less prominent by bringing them closer to the head. On the other hand, some people want their earlobes to appear smaller. Therefore, the technique is chosen depending on the patient’s requirements.
Ear Pinning Surgery
In this technique, an incision is made on the ear’s back surface or within inner creases. Behind the ears, there may be excess skin or cartilage. The surgeon will remove the excess of everything from behind the ear. In the end, he/she will use permanent stitches to close the incision.
Are you a good candidate for Otoplasty?
Otoplasty in Dubai may be an excellent option for you if you:
- are unhappy with the appearance of your ears
- have ears sticking out too far from your head
- have ears relatively larger or smaller than the rest of the facial features
- suffered from an injury that affected the shape of your ears
- have disproportionate ears that are not positioned correctly
- are in good general health
- have realistic expectations from the procedure
Generally, the surgeon provides patients with pre-op guidelines. However, some general pre-op instructions for Otoplasty are as follows:
- Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and some herbal supplements as they increase the risk of bleeding.
- Keep yourself hydrated.
- If you are on regular medications, ask the surgeon about the required alterations.
- Change your diet according to the surgeon’s instructions.
Ear Surgery is performed on an outpatient basis in a hospital or a clinic. Generally, the procedure takes about two hours to complete. Moreover, since the procedure is surgical in nature, patients usually require local anesthesia. However, once the anesthesia wears off, patients can go home.
During the procedure, the surgeon makes incisions in the ears. Generally, incisions are made at two points:
- at the ears’ back (for protruding ears)
- within the ears’ inner creases
After making the incisions, he/she makes the required modifications in the treatment area. For instance, he/she will remove the excess skin and cartilage from the backside of the ear to reduce its size. On the other hand, if the ear volume needs to be increased, he/she will add cartilage grafts to the ear. In the end, he/she will use stitches or sutures to close the incisions.
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Here at Euromed Clinic Center Dubai, we have a team of highly-qualified surgeons with extensive experience in Otoplasty. Moreover, we have a long list of happy and satisfied customers who got this treatment from our clinic. So, schedule an appointment by filling the online form or giving us a call to say goodbye to ear imperfections.
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