Humans are in themselves magical creatures, and they have many properties that one must know. Sometimes, there are situations when one gets underdeveloped body parts naturally, or due to some health reasons, it can also be possible because of any undesirable accident that had made things worst for the individual. Still, it all can be possible to get perfection with modern developments in human sciences.
Cosmetic ear surgery, also known as otoplasty surgery, is performed to get better visibility of the ear. It is performed only on the visible portion, namely the article(the ear's outer portion). Cosmetic surgery involves the ears of the individual.
During otoplasty, the surgeons can adjust the size, shape, or positioning of the patient's ear. Some have their first structural abnormalities, while others do it for the appearance of the ear, which they don't like. The outer portion of the article comprises various folds of cartilage that are covered in the skin.
The development of the area starts before the birth of the individual and continuous developing after the individual's birth. There are possibilities that the auricle does not get the chance to develop properly. For that reason, one can choose the other option to have otoplasty, which helps connect the positioning, size, and shape of an individual's ear.
In otoplasty surgery, there are different types, which are:
· Ear augmentation
There are situations in which the ear is not much developed or is small in size. In these kinds of cases, one can have otoplasty for increasing the size of the outer ear.
· Ear pinning
There are situations in which the individual's ear is far from the head, and ear pinning is used to draw the human ear closer to the human head. It is prominently performed on those individuals whose ears stick out from the head.
· Ear reduction
Microtia, a situation when the ear is larger than normal ears. One who is struggling with the situation can opt for otoplasty to get a reduced ear size.
People Who Require Otoplasty
There are various situations in which otoplasty are typically used; some of the important situations are:
· Protrude or away from the head
· Are smaller or larger than required
· Having an abnormal shape because of injury, structural issues, or trauma
Situations Of The Surgery
· Before The Surgery
Before the otoplasty surgery, one needs to get a certified otoplasty surgeon who has experience in the field and is known for their good work.
Before the procedure, one needs to get a consultation with the plastic surgeon in which one can go through with:
· The medical history review- Get all information with you about medications, medical situation, past surgery, or any situation related to human health.
· Examination- After the review of medical conditions,
It is an outpatient procedure that can take around 1to 3 hours per the specifics and complexities of the applied procedure.
One may receive local anesthesia, or in some cases, general anesthesia can be used.
· The procedure starts with an incision, either inside the folds of an ear or on the back of the ear.
· Manipulation of the tissue, which can include removal of skin, cartilage, folding, or grafting of the ear's cartilage.
· The last step involves the closing of the incision
After The Procedure
After the otoplasty surgery procedure, you will get the dressing over your ear, and one needs to keep it clean and safe. Also, during the recovery, one needs to avoid touching the ear with other precautions.
So, those who have any issues with their ear can go for medical help and get things better.