I had otoplasty performed 17 years ago and was left with cartilage scarring(nodules and sharp edges), is there anything that couldbe done remedy these problems? Would appreciate opinions from surgeons with experience in revising these. Thank you.
Otoplasty Scarring? (photo)
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Otoplasty Revision Due to Sharp Edges
If the cartilage is intact posterior to the sharp area it is possible to bring the cartilaginous areas back together to create a smoother appearance. Sometimes the scar and the skin quality make the separation of the edges of the cartilage from the skin envelope extremely tedious. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Ear-Correction.php
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