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Getting a Haircut After Otoplasty?

How long after Otoplasty is it safe for a hairsylist to bend my ears back when getting a haircut? Six months? One year? Five years? Is it ever safe?

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Haircut after otoplasty

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Just advise your hairdresser to be careful. They are very sensitive to patients who have undergone cosmetic surgery and, as they say, only your hairdresser knows for sure!


New York Plastic Surgeon
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When is it Okay to fold ear after otoplasty

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You should always be gentle with folding of the ears after otoplasty but generally speaking, they should be soft and supple by 3-6 months after surgery.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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