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Otoplasty Suture Complications

Had otoplasty 8 years ago. For a few years behind my ear has been red and swollen and bleeds when touched too hard. There is also drainage. I've... READ MORE

Can Ears Be Made Smaller and Ear Lobes Sewn to Skin?

Hi, I don't have ears that stick out and thus a traditional ototoplasy is not indicated. But I do have large ears. Can they be made smaller and the... READ MORE

Can Over-corrected Ear Pinning Be Improved by Implanting Something Behind Ear?

I had otoplasty about 10 years ago and one is almost flush with my head. I would like to have this corrected without operating on the cartilage.... READ MORE

Hypertrophic scar and otoplasty revision (Photo)

I posted this before but for some reason my details were not posted. Would a HYPERTROPHIC scar complicate otoplasty revision? READ MORE

Otoplasty Permanent Sutures complication. (Photo)

Otoplasty no cartilage removal On the picture #1 & #2 is where I experience strong tension and discomfort especially when i wiggle my ears. I dont... READ MORE

5 Months after Otoplasty complications: (suture technique only / prolene material)

Complications: 1)Palpable visible suture irritating knots under the skin (crest of the ear) 2)Permanent suture knot "encapsulated" in scar tissue... READ MORE

Would you recommend otoplasty at age 54?

I am considering otoplasty at age 53. Is there any reason why I should not do it in terms of complications, recovery or results at my age? Thank you. READ MORE

I had pinnaplasty 5 years ago, over the last 6 months when I lay on any side of my head my ears ache. Is it normal?

My operation went well, I then had later complications such as infection and bubbles/blisters of the skin. Everything was fine, and like I said I had... READ MORE

I've been taking certain supplements before my upcoming otoplasty. Is it safe for me to go ahead with the surgery as scheduled?

I've stopped supplementing vitamin E (which I used to take in the form of a multivitamin, 100% of the RDA per pill, but I'd sometimes take three or so... READ MORE

Otoplasty overseas 10 months ago suture complication. I went back to original Dr. for suture removal but Dr. didn't find them!

Otoplasty NYLON suture technique only 10 months ago, then at 6 month lot of discomfort, pulling sensation n' prominent sutures. local Dr remove... READ MORE

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