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Prominent Ear Correction Otoplasty


Prominent ear correction otoplasty, refers to a cosmetic procedure carried out to reduce ears that are too prominent or too large.

Prominent Ear Correction Otoplasty Procedure.

Prominent ear correction otoplasty is a relatively simple procedure and is very common among young children and teenagers, though adults who decide later in life they would like their prominent ears corrected are also good candidates.

  • What does prominent ear correction otoplasty involve?

    Prominent ear correction otoplasty is one of the most common corrective cosmetic procedures available and also one of the simplest in terms of time and healing.

    Prominent ear correction otoplasty involves small incisions being made behind each ear. The ear is then bent towards the head by changing the shape of the cartilage

  • Is there any visible scarring after prominent ear correction otoplasty?

    Prominent ear correction otoplasty has no scarring or is extremely minimal. As the incision is made behind the ear scarring can only be seen if you look very closely and it is not obvious in day to day life.

    Prominent ear correction otoplasty procedures that are focused on reducing the size of the ear, all incisions are made in areas where they are least likely to be visible.

  • Are there risks involved with otoplasty?

    Complications from this type of surgery are very unlikely. Bleeding, infection, change in sensation and a few other complications are possible, but the risk of these is small. All risks will be discussed in detail at an initial consultation.

  • What is the recovery time for prominent ear correction otoplasty?

    Prominent ear correction otoplasty causes minor bruising and swelling, and it is advised that 1-2 weeks are taken off work of school. Light exercise, such as jogging, can continue 4 weeks after the procedure but a full 6 weeks is recommended for all other types of sport or activity.

    The final result of the Prominent ear correction otoplasty surgery is visible after 12 weeks.

  • Who will perform the prominent ear correction otoplasty?

    All Prominent ear correction otoplasty procedures are performed by a trained surgeon with experience in otoplasty. All details of the procedure will be discussed in detail at an initial consultation.

  • How much does prominent ear reshaping cost?

    Prominent Ear Reshaping & Correction is also known as a Otoplasty.

    Our cost for a Prominent Ear Reshaping & Correction (Otoplasty) is from £2,800.

    The procedure is usually performed under a local or general anaesthetic at our specialist clinic and usually involves a one night stay in hospital.

    This cost includes all your consultations before surgery and unlimited appointments following your procedure.

    For a consultation for a Prominent Ear Reshaping & Correction (Otoplasty) please complete our contact form or ontact us now on 02920 617690.

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