Ear Surgery Q&A
Antihelix + Ear Surgery
I had a Darwin's tubicle removed on one ear as well as slight otoplasty of the same ear to match adjacent ear, involving cartilage trimming, no... READ MORE
4 days ago I've had otoplasty. I was instructed to wear two tennis headbands for three days (holding the ear bandages on their place) Looks like the... READ MORE
I have already asked this question, but am asking it again. I see my surgeon on Monday because the stitches are flaking away or dissolving and he... READ MORE
4 days post op Otoplasty, I got severe pain and swelling in my right ear. Is this infections? (photos)
I am in to the clinic tomo for my post op review. will only be able to see a nurse as the surgeon don't see the patients for weeks if not months post... READ MORE
I have seen many examples where doctors cut a piece out of the ear horizontally (a triangle) to reduce the size of the ear. This ''cutting'' includes... READ MORE
When the cartilage is folded back to create an antihelical fold, is it held in that position forever?
I have always wondered about one thing about otoplasty.. when the cartilage is folded back to create an antihelical fold is it held in that position... READ MORE
I had Otoplasty in 2012. The antihelix is unnatural looking with 'bumps' protruding & deep 'dips'. Is it fixable? (photos)
My surgeon said the antihelix would smooth out. I left a few weeks after the surgery for Thailand. The antihelix did not smooth out. I sought an... READ MORE
I have met with two surgeons for Otoplasty. I have been given two completely different answers and I am now confused as to what my condition is at all... READ MORE
3 months post op otoplasty. Very unhappy with my antihelix, Two different ears? Should I have a revision?
I had my surgery done about three months ago 2-7-14, i am very unhappy with my results. My Right ear unsuccessfully fold on Antihelix. I gave him a... READ MORE
Hi I don't know what happened to my left ear during pinnaplasty, but would like to know if the antihelix could be improved in any way. Preferably... READ MORE
I had a bilateral otoplasty 2 weeks ago using the stitch method. The left ear looks great, however the right ear has an odd unnatural look - due to... READ MORE
Hi there, I am a 19 year old male who recently had a consultation with two different surgeons regarding ear surgery. This is a big decision for... READ MORE
Is it possible, using ANY current otoplasty technique, to give the rounded shape to an otherwise straight anti-helix? (Photo)
I've had otoplasty to correct prominent ears, but my left ear, in particular, is lacking the classic round "backwards letter C" shape to the... READ MORE
I had otoplasty 3 months ago. The problem I asked to be addressed hasn't been and one of my ears is even worse. My imagination?
I've always had an outward curvature from mid ear up making me feel like I had "satellite dishes" on the sides of my head. I explained the result I... READ MORE
I had an incisionless otoplasty 2 months ago.. i like how my ears look now.. how likely will my ears relapse again? READ MORE
Distortion of the countours of the antihelix. How can revision Otoplasty help? How to pick a surgeon?
I had an otoplasty procedure almost a a year and 4 monthes ago in wich, sorry to say so but they butchered my ears, and caused several distortions to... READ MORE
Not really sure what would be the best options for my ears, but i feel as if they are a bit on the big side, i would like to have the vertical height... READ MORE
I had a Otoplasty done about a month back. The surgeon used a combination of weakning the cartiledge and sutures to create the anti - helical fold.... READ MORE
After otoplasty my ears are still uneven (from behind) and look oddly shaped (Antihelix). Is this normal? (photos)
5 months ago i had my second otoplasty, first only on my left ear, my left ear developed a keloid scar, so i went to a new surgeon, he recommended... READ MORE
One year after my surgery, my crura anti helix has let go, and the fold at the top is no longer present. (photo)
I'm sure it let go after putting my shirt on, it caught my ear and hurt bad, about 6 months after. Also there is a stitch sitting against the skin at... READ MORE