Ask a doctor

My Surgeon Told Me That He Pinned my Ears to 1.9 Cm but After a Few Week my Ears Were 2.5 Cm from the Scalp.

Relating to otoplasty

Doctor Answers (2)

After a Few Week my Ears Were 2.5 Cm from the Scalp.

+2

Recurrence to ear prominence is the most common complication of otoplasty.  You should return to your original surgeon and tell him or her of your concern.  If the ears did not hold their immediate post-surgical position, your surgeon should be willing and  able to correct the problem for you. 

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon

1.9 to 2.5 cm from scalp of your ear after otoplasty | ear pinning plastic surgery

+1

This could be due to swelling that is residual and may come down. I would wait at least 6 months to a year before considering revising the surgery and make sure to see your doctor and explain your concerns!
 

Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.