Correction of protruding ears
Cosmetic surgery can improve the appearance of protruding ears. You can undergotreatment at any age, subject to the will of the operation. It happens often undertaken in children, but then when the young man alone is able to identify their needs and expectations. Feedback for parents who want to „beautify” your child against his will, they are usually only harmful. In practice, the children at the earliest operates six whenthe ear has already reached a size close to the final, and the development of thepatient suggests that it is easy to endure the stress and inconvenience of surgery.
Other methods of treatment only effective treatment for protruding ears is an operation.
All „home” means bonding or restraining ears only improve the well-being of parents and child uprzykrzają life. Abandoning them is sometimes even beneficial, allowing theyoung man to forget about the appearance of fine imperfections.
Anaesthesia The operation is done under local anesthesia. Patient all the timeconscious, but does not feel pain. Before surgery, but already on the operating table,the outline is painted małżowinach line along which the cuts will be conducted. In this area are given then a very thin needle injections. Feel it is only the first prick. All subsequent take place already in the anesthetized skin.
Smaller children, despite the absence of symptoms poorly tolerate operations withpreserved consciousness. Thus, in the case of kids sometimes used for general anesthesia.
For proper operation and lasting shape of the conchal cartilage plasty is needed. The skin is cleaved from behind the ear. After unveiling the cartilage, the surgeonsometimes hides in the depths of the ear shell. Then sculpts the shape of the new grobelki Emery or other tool. Subsequently the cartilage breaks down at this pointbending her back. To sustain assumes sutures, which remain under the skinforever.
Less commonly, the shell is cut out piece of cartilage which reduces its excessiveconvexity often responsible for the detachment of the ear.
The skin stitches are stitches that after a few days are removed.
Healing still on the operating table is expected dressing. It covers the entire ear andhead. In the early days of the ears are a little hurt. Symptoms disappear after analgesicmedication (paracetamol, APAP, Panadol or Saridon), which you can get at anypharmacy. Those more vulnerable in the office can get a prescription for strongermeasures with little action, although it is not usually necessary. While the pain isparticularly strong should notify your doctor.
The dressing is changed after two days. After a week is completely removed togetherwith stitches. Swelling or bruising should have in this period be less visible. Ears will remain slightly swollen and tender for several days after. Remaining after surgery scaris hidden in a furrow between the ear and skull.
Effect of operations remained to the end of life, provided that they avoid injury strongerin the initial period after treatment.