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Our ears are highly distinctive features and if your ears are misshapen, protruding, uneven in size or particularly large or small in proportion to your head, this can be a cause for embarrassment and lead to a lack of self-confidence.
Ear surgery can correct misshaped, uneven or oversized ears
The otoplasty procedure
Most otoplasty procedures involve the removal or reshaping of cartilage, which can create a new shape or size for ears as well as position them closer to the head, in the case of protruding ears. In Perth, Dr Anh will carry out ear surgery with the patient comfortably under anaesthetic, with general anaesthesia being particularly suitable for child patients. Depending on your condition following treatment, you may need to stay overnight at the hospital before returning home. Your recovery time and other issues will be discussed in-depth with your surgeon, Dr Anh prior to treatment.
If protruding ears are causing you grief, our otoplasty procedure can help
Designed to pin back prominent ears or even to reshape larger ears that are prominent or misshapen, the otoplasty procedure is suitable for those who are unhappy with the appearance of their ears. Some patients experience significant improvement when it comes to their self-confidence after the procedure although results are different for everyone.
Your consultation with Dr Anh
Dr Anh and her cosmetic consultants will spend about 45 minutes with you to gain a better understanding of why you are seeking ear surgery and the results you want to achieve. Dr Anh will also discuss your medical and surgical history in order to determine if you are an ideal candidate.
FAQs - Otoplasty Perth
Otoplasty, or ear surgery, is a surgical treatment that is designed to improve the overall aesthetic of the ears. Whether the ears are misshapen, protruding, uneven in size or too large or small in proportion to the rest of the face, this surgery can help enhance the look of the ears for a more balanced facial aesthetic.
An incision is made behind the back of the ear and excess skin is removed to expose the ear cartilage. The cartilage is folded back onto itself and re-shaped using sutures to secure the correct position.
Otoplasty is a safe and fast procedure that generally heals very quickly. Bandages are worn for 1-2 weeks following post-operative treatment.
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
For more information on Ear Surgery (Otoplasty), please contact our friendly team today. If you are ready for a consultation about your desired treatment or procedure please call Dr Anh today on (08) 9322 2659