When we have alterations in the shape or size of the ears we can suffer a great discomfort, which usually results in hiding the ears under the hair or a hat.
These alterations are completely inherited and are produce by a deficiency on the antihelix with a prominence of the ear pavilion.
It is recommended that patients that suffer from these alterations to be intervene between 8 and 12 years old. However if you are an adult there are no problems in having this surgery, recommendations to surgery in an early age is mainly due to low self-stem and to prevent bulling.
The result given by the otoplasty is to produce an anatomically proportionate ear with a natural look. Position and size is corrected.
During the post operatory time it is frequent to use bands or elastic tapes that keep the ears near the head during sleeping times, to prevent mobilization or any injury.
To know more about this Plastic Surgery, please contact us calling at 956-442-3232 or 956-442-3233 today from Monday to Saturday at 9 am to 5 pm to schedule an appointment.