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I Have Heard that Otoplasty is Very Painful to Recover From, is this True?

I have heard stories from friends who have had this procedure and read online that an otoplasty is one of the most painful cosmetic procedures,... READ MORE

How Long Should I Wait After Ear Sugery Before I Can Exercise?

3 weeks ago I received a blow with a bottle, I needed 25 stitches to my ear. The cartilage was pierced. I would like to resume martial arts training,... READ MORE

Is It Normal for Ear to Stick out After Grafting?

I read that after having a cartilage graft taken from the ear, it will be sticking away from your head, is this true? Is it due to swelling and does... READ MORE

How Long Will the Stiffness Last?

I had Otoplasty ear pinning exactly one year ago and my ears are still stiff, is that normal? also the result is not what i expected, since the... READ MORE

Attending Events After Otoplasty?

Hello, I'm 27 and have a scheduled surgery for Otoplasty on Jan 14th, 2013 with local anesthesia...I have a concert to attend 5 days after surgery... READ MORE

Post Ear Surgery: Will One Ear Droop More Due to a Loose Stitch?

My son just had plastic ear surgery 4 days ago to pin the ears closer to the head, today the dr. removed the bandage and noticed one ear is more... READ MORE

An otoplasty question (Photo)

Hi, I had an otoplasty on Tuesday, like 4 days from now, but the "swelling" behind my ears are not subsiding. They are soft, should I wait for it to... READ MORE

Am I Healing Correctly of my Otoplasty? (photo)

I had otoplasty 3 weeks ago. Overall I am very pleased with the result. My ears look symmetrical and close to my head, yet completely natural. The... READ MORE

When is It Okay for the Ear to Be Bent/knocked Following Otoplasty?

I had otoplasty 2 months ago and just got my haircut for the first time since. I did inform my hairdresser about this and warned him to be careful but... READ MORE

Octoplasty Surgery 12 Days Ago, Dissovable Stiches Not Dissolving.

Should i leave it a bit longer or get in contact with the nurse. 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

Could this be considered a Pixie ear? (photos)

About 5 weeks ago I had a mid-face lift, neck lift and fat injections. As I have been healing I have noticed the shape of this ear change. My other... READ MORE

What is the Name of the Post Op Ear Coverings, and Where Can I Find Them?

I need t find something to cover over an ear that is healing from a growth that has died of, to potect t from someone or something hitting the ear. I... READ MORE

Otoplasty 3 weeks post-op; Is this stitch extrusion, hypertrophic scarring, keloid, or unresolved swelling? (photos)

What's up docs, I am 3 weeks post-op bilateral otoplasty; I had conchal setback and construction of the antihelix on both ears. The right ear shows a... READ MORE

Otoplasty Twice - 2 weeks post revision I feel like they have gone back to their original position.

Hello, I had otoplasty for the first time 7 years ago and I recently had a revision two weeks ago because I felt like the tops of my ears still stuck... READ MORE

I had otoplasty 14 days ago. This scar is normal? (photo)

When this scar will heal? Should I need special treatment ? Please help READ MORE

Can my ears be pinned back to appear smaller? What is the approximate cost of this surgery and how long is healing time? (photo)

I have had huge ears my whole life and I'd really like to know what can be done to make them smaller, or at least appear smaller. Can I expect a... READ MORE

Are there ligaments in ear cartilage?

11 weeks after unilateral otoplasty, wound healed well, stitches absorbed a month ago, everything fine for now except for a mild (decreasing) numbness... READ MORE

How long does it take for a stitched ear to heal?

My sister was in an accident ,almost lost her ear as it was hanging ,she's got stitches ,she just turned 20 (in fact this happen on her birthday) I'm... READ MORE

What needs to be done to fix the otoplasty I have had done? I have already had 2 revisions on this ear and am worried. (photo)

I had otoplasty June 2013 and 2 revisions since on same ear.first time all was good then after 2/52 it sprung back.another revision and ok. not 100%... READ MORE

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