Protruding earlobes are relatively common birth defect, which is the reason for the complexes especially during childhood. As an adult, protruding ears also do not add confidence. This defect may be unilateral and associated with a different shape and size of the turbinates. Earlobes in terms of shape and structure are extremely complex organ. Blepharoplasty can solve the deviation from the normal position of the ears, their size and shape. Most are made to attract outliers turbinates along with a possible modeling of the shape or size reduction.
Before the operation
The operation is performed under local anesthesia and takes about an hour. Cutting is carried out in the fold behind the ear. The resulting scar so do not hit in the eye and is not visible. First, the excess skin behind the ear, and then the skin is separated from the surface of the ear cartilage. Then attracts cartilage to the head and the skin is sutured with absorbable sutures. After the operation is applied to the elastic bandage ears.
In the first two days after surgery your ears may hurt. Symptoms gradually disappear after using publicly available relieving drugs. Turbinates dressing left for 7 to 10 days. After dressing, we recommend extreme caution. This means that you need to protect your ear from harm, not to participate in team sports for one month, and at night to protect the ear elastic band (band), or dressing. After a month, the wound is already well adherent.