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What is Wrong with my Ear? I Just Had Otoplasty Done 5 Days Ago.

I just had otoplasty done 5 days ago and I have this swelling in my conchal bowl. What is it and will it go away? Please see my profile picture to see... READ MORE

Conchal Bowl Ridges After Bilateral Otoplasty...

I have a concern similar to these. http://bit.ly/mQjqRE (rs link) http://bit.ly/myupX6 (rs link) It has been 10 days since the operation. The pictures... READ MORE

Swelling After Otoplasty

My procedure was done 7 days ago and my lobes kind of seem to be sticking up, my ears are still swollen, my lobes are very little swollen, will the... READ MORE

Swelling or Folding of Conchal Bowl After Otoplasty?

I just underwent bilateral Otoplasty 5 days ago... One of the ears were slightly over corrected which the doctor mentioned to me before leaving. I can... READ MORE

Worried About Excessive Scarring / Bruising from Otoplasty, Is It Normal? (photo)

I had Otoplasty done 8 days ago and am very worried about the appearance of my ears. I took the bandages off two days ago and they havent changed... READ MORE

Does A Conchal Bowl Swelling Heal After Otoplasty?

I recently had a bilateral otoplasty procedure performed seven days ago by a local plastic surgeon, and got stitches taken out today. My concern... READ MORE

I Had Bilateral Otoplasty Done Just over Three Weeks Ago and I Have Swellings in Conchal Bowels Both Sides (photo)

There is also an extra fold in my right ear - I was not warned of this before my surgery - will this improve with time or is this permanent. 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

Otoplasty Done Abroad, Is This Normal? (photo)

I had an otoplasty done in Lithuania,(too far to go back) 7 days ago, and the antihelix appears to stick out more than the helix. is this normal? and... READ MORE

Conchal Bowl Swelling/excess Skin After Otoplasty? (photo)

Hi I'm David, I had an otoplasty procedure about 12 days ago and now have large protrusions inside my conchal bowl. I can't tell if this is all... READ MORE

Cauliflower Ears, Swelling After Piercing?

Hello I would like to ask about cauliflower ears, I had my upper ear pierced over 1 month ago and I was hoping that the swelling would have gone down... READ MORE

Is Ice Good for the Swelling of the Scar from Otoplasty?

I had ear otoplasty 5 weeks ago, the top part of my scar is reddish and really raised and the bottom of the scars(closer to the lobe) are white and... READ MORE

Bad Swelling 6 Weeks After Otoplasty?

I had an otoplasty procedure 6 weeks ago, and everything looks great. I'm happy with my results but the back of my left ear is still very swollen. I... READ MORE

Otoplasty Post Op Results Looks Worse Than Before?

Im 28 y.o. & I finally got otoplasty on Fri 7/6. The dr said he only stitched them back, but didn't remove any cartilage. I went in the next day... READ MORE

Is It Normal for an Ear to Still Have a Good Amount of Swelling and Puffines After 2 Weeks Post Op? (photo)

I had my otoplasty done on july 30th. About 4 days after the procedure, there was always more swelling and puffiness on my right ear. My left ear made... READ MORE

Weird Swelling After Otoplasty (3 Weeks)? (photo)

Hello, I have had an otoplasty, it was 3 weeks ago, and there was a large swelling at the top of my ear. it has gone down now, but it seems to have... READ MORE

What to Expect when Swelling is Gone? (photo)

I had ear surgery done 9 days ago in wich my concha bowl was reduced by cutting a small part out. This was done from the inside of my ears and not... READ MORE

Otoplasty 2 Weeks Ago: Have a Hole on the Front of my Ear and a Suture Poking out of the Top, Are They Infected? (photo)

My left ear has what I can only describe as a hole on the anti helix/concha, it scabs over but when I shower comes off, its red and swollen and I... 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

Otoplasty slight asymmetry or swelling?

I had otoplasty 10 days ago. Doctor used dissolvable stitches and didn't have to remove extra cartilage. Problem is that on the left ear the antihelix... READ MORE

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