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Protruding Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)


Remodeling surgery of the ear, also called otoplasty, it is one of the most common facial plastic surgeries performed in the population under 35 years. This is a very simple procedure that can be performed either under local anesthesia with or without sedation, or under general anesthesia on an outpatient basis. Through an incision located in the posterior region of the ear, completely camouflaged with patient´s hair, sutures, pexias, and resections or modifications ear cartilage are made to corrected in this way certain diseases such as deformities called protruding ears and other malformations. In addition, a number of other techniques can reshape parts of the ear such as torn lobes generally produced through use of high-volume outstanding. Through a minimally invasive surgery, facial plastic surgeons can restore the shape of the earlobe, allowing it to be put back pending in that area. Similarly, some types of birth defects in the development of the ear, also called microtia, can be treated by these techniques of reconstruction of the pinna. Extracting rib cartilage and other types of autologous tissue from the patient, we can reconstruct where one ear was not created. Your facial plastic surgeon can recommend the best technique for you.

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