After Otoplasty is it possible that the bandage is not on tight enough and is it a problem if it is not tight enough?
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Bandages after otoplasty
An additional role of the bandage is to support the new shape of the ear and also to prevent inadvertent bending of the ear (esp while sleeping).
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Otoplasty bandaging + tightness
The purpose of the bandaging is to support the buried sutures and prevent you bending the ears back while sleeping. Tightness is not really an issue. However, too tight will lead to redness on the outside of the ears
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