Hei. Sorry for my bad English. Im just wondering how long i need to wait for a new otoplasty. its been 6 week since my otoplasty and my ear stick out much at the top compared to the middle. Do you think this will change? Is this a bad otoplasty result? Mvh Boiler
How Long Do I Need to Wait for a New Otoplasty? (photo)
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How long to wait for otoplasty revision?
Patients in general should wait 6 months to a year for a revision otoplasty. This allows for the surgical result to mature and to determine if there is a need for additional surgery and how much surgery is required. Hopefully all heals well.
Otoplasty Revision: A Timeline
Patients who wish additional improvement to their ears may benefit from an otoplasty revision. In my experience, it is best to wait about 6 months to have this type of surgery. This is because the scar tissue from the first procedure is maturing enough that the second procedure is not a problem. Best wishes.