Scar Tissue + Ear Surgery

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Post-Op Otoplasty, Should I Use Vaseline on the Wound to Avoid Scarring?

Hello there, 7 days ago I had otoplasty surgery - both "pinning" and lobal reduction. Of course a small scab (line) has formed on the bottom... READ MORE

After An Otoplasty, How Long Does it Generally Take for Scar Tissue to Settle?

After an Otoplasty, How Long Will It in General Take for Scar Tissue to Settle, Making the Removal of Permanent Sutures Useless? Had otoplasty 5... READ MORE

Is There Anyway to Dissolve the Excess Cartilage Inside an Already Hardened Cauliflower Ear Without Surgery?

Hi, I am 35 year old male and have an already hardened cauliflower ear which I've had since 1999 because I did not get it drained at the time, Is... READ MORE

Revision Otoplasty? (photo)

Had otoplasty a few years ago now, my right ear got messed up, had a couple of revisions to improve the situation but still nowhere near happy, i know... READ MORE

Otoplasty: permanent non absorbable sutures can't tolerate the sutures. How to locate them? When? Who can remove them? (Photo)

I had Otoplasty 4 months ago (nonabsorbable sutures / No cartilage removal) technique My ears are about the same as before & I can feel the knots, I... READ MORE

Otoplasty: If permanent Non Absorbable sutures become useless after 6 months then it would be possible to remove them in stages?

I had otoplasty 41/2 months ago and i can feel the rubbing under the skin of some sutures while other ones are hidden in scar tissue creating a bump... READ MORE

5 months post otoplasty, I have a bump of scar tissue and there is a permanent suture knot below. How to remove the knot?

I had otoplasty 5 months ago. No cartilage removal permanent suture only. some of the knots are palpable (dark blue knot under skin) & also i got some... READ MORE

2 months after Otoplasty. Ear canal feels full. What it can be?

I had Otoplasty 2 months ago (9 weeks exactly) I had suture technique only. I'm experience changes on my ears. At first ear canal felt ok, then around... READ MORE

Is it possible to stretch my ears again after having them surgically closed?

I had my ears stretched up to 3/4ths of an inch when I blew out my ears and had them surgically closed. I have a little build up of scar tissue on my... READ MORE

Scar tissue (otoplasty )

I have a cyst under the skin (back of the ear) made of white scar tissue . I'm pretty sure is covering a permanent suture knot. The cyst bothers me... READ MORE

Doctors in Arizona experienced with Dr.Merk's stitch method otoplasty?

I am considering otoplasty and would prefer it to be as minimally invasive and leave as little scar tissue as possible. I looked at Dr.Merk's stitch... READ MORE

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