People often born with an ear-related defect. All sorts of ear problems can be cured with surgical and non-surgical treatments. The position, shape, and size-related ear issues can be solved by taking Otoplasty or Ear Surgery.

What is Otoplasty?

The ears are very important in our lives. If we ignore a small ear issue, it can grow to become a bigger problem for us. If you are born with any ear shape and size issue, you need not worry anymore. You can make your ears flawless just by taking Ear Surgery or Otoplasty in Dubai. It is also a corrective surgery for defects caused by trauma. Ear Surgery is a safe and effective option that can enhance your facial looks.  

Results and Benefits

You can get rid of many mental and psychological issues by taking Otoplasty. Some of the most common results and benefits include:

  • The aesthetic appearance will improve.
  • The patient gets natural-looking results.
  • The treatment is short and very effective.
  • A wide variety of small imperfections can be corrected easily.
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How is the Treatment Performed?

The treatment is not long and complicated in most of the cases. Most of the Otoplasty procedures are performed on an outpatient basis and take about 1 to 2 hours to complete. A highly customized surgery may take 2 to 3 hours. The plastic surgeon may perform the treatment in the following steps;

Step 1 – Cleaning – In the beginning, the treatment site will be cleaned to remove dirt and germs.

Step 2 – Anesthesia – To avoid discomfort and pain, the local or general anesthesia will be administered.

Step 3 – Incisions – The surgeon will carefully make incisions according to the plans and desired results.

Step 4 – Alterations – The surgeon will now make the required alterations that may include the size reduction, position, or shape enhancement.

Step 5 – Stitching – After making the required changes, the plastic surgeon will stitch the incision sites with sutures.

Ear Surgery FAQ

When Can I Expect to See Results of ear surgery?

You can see the results within the first week after surgery. With the passage of time, results will be more visible.

How long is recovery following otoplasty surgery?

Almost 1 week is required for recovery. You may feel aching or throbbing of the ears that can be managed with medication. Redness, numbness, and swelling can also occur. Stitches are removed in 1 week and bandages are also removed.

Are there any age restrictions for who can undergo surgery?

No age restrictions are associated with this procedure. The patient needs to have the full formation of the ears that happen till the age of four years.

What type of anesthesia is used for the procedure?

Local anesthesia and sedation are used for the procedure. The doctor may use general anesthesia if there is the requirement.

How long is the surgical time for it?

Almost, 1 to 2 hours are spent to perform the procedure.

Is it Painful?

Some aching or throbbing can occur as a result of this procedure. Hence, it can be managed with the help of medicines.

Will insurance cover the cost of otoplasty?

Sometimes, otoplasty cost can be covered by insurance. For this, patients need to consult their insurance providers. Rules and regulations may vary among companies.

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