What is Otoplasty?

Otoplasty is a cosmetic procedure to improve the appearance of the ears. It may be performed to pin back ears that stick out, reshape disfigured ears, or resize them. Most issues, whether present from birth or occurred due to trauma, can be resolved through this procedure.

What to expect during surgery?

The procedure is performed after administering local or general anesthesia. The type of anesthesia depends on the nature of surgery. Depending on the purpose of the surgery the procedural steps may vary. However, for reshaping the main steps are:

Making small incisions


Removing excess cartilage and skin


Remodeling cartilage


Stitching it into place


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If you think reshaping or repositioning will help the appearance of your ears then chances are this procedure can help you. If you want this kind of help you can visit us for a consultation and we can discuss your case.

The only main risks involved are cosmetic, should the surgery not go as planned. If you are in the hands of an experienced surgeon, there is little to no chance of this happening. There is very rarely a chance of this procedure affecting your hearing.

You will not feel any pain during the procedure since anesthesia will be used to numb the area or to help you sleep through the operation.

The cost of the procedure depends on the nature of the surgery and the amount of work being done. It is not possible to say what yours will cost without a consultation.

Treatment at a Glance

Surgical Time

2 Hours

Hospital Stay

None

Recovery

1 Month

Anesthetic

General or Local

Result

Immediate

Follow Up

1 Week, 1 Month

What to expect after the procedure?

You can expect some bruising after the treatment. The treated area will be bandaged and you will be informed about proper aftercare. The bandages will be removed in less than 2 weeks after treatment. If you feel discomfort, you can ask for pain medication. Once the bandage has been removed you might still be asked to wear a band on your ears when sleeping to prevent any unwanted contact.

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Treatment Cost

The cost of Otoplasty depends on the nature of the surgery and the amount of work needed to get required results.


You are requested to book a consultation and visit us to discuss your case and obtain an exact figure for your treatment.

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Who is this procedure for?

This procedure is for any adult or child above the age of 5 who suffers from:

Misshapen ears


Asymmetrical ears


Ears that stick out


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Call +1 (416) 878-4763 or book a consultation online!

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