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I Have Heard that Otoplasty is Very Painful to Recover From, is this True?

I have heard stories from friends who have had this procedure and read online that an otoplasty is one of the most painful cosmetic procedures,... READ MORE

How Long Should I Wait After Ear Sugery Before I Can Exercise?

3 weeks ago I received a blow with a bottle, I needed 25 stitches to my ear. The cartilage was pierced. I would like to resume martial arts training,... READ MORE

Is It Normal for Ear to Stick out After Grafting?

I read that after having a cartilage graft taken from the ear, it will be sticking away from your head, is this true? Is it due to swelling and does... READ MORE

How Long Will the Stiffness Last?

I had Otoplasty ear pinning exactly one year ago and my ears are still stiff, is that normal? also the result is not what i expected, since the... READ MORE

An otoplasty question (Photo)

Hi, I had an otoplasty on Tuesday, like 4 days from now, but the "swelling" behind my ears are not subsiding. They are soft, should I wait for it to... READ MORE

Attending Events After Otoplasty?

Hello, I'm 27 and have a scheduled surgery for Otoplasty on Jan 14th, 2013 with local anesthesia...I have a concert to attend 5 days after surgery... READ MORE

Do I have Stahl's ear? Is the surgery to correct it very risky or invasive? (Photos)

I saw a photo on here that reminded me of my own ears. I looked up some pictures and I realized the extra cartilage might be why my ears don't curl at... READ MORE

When the cartilage is folded back to create an antihelical fold, is it held in that position forever?

I have always wondered about one thing about otoplasty.. when the cartilage is folded back to create an antihelical fold is it held in that position... READ MORE

When is It Okay for the Ear to Be Bent/knocked Following Otoplasty?

I had otoplasty 2 months ago and just got my haircut for the first time since. I did inform my hairdresser about this and warned him to be careful but... READ MORE

Am I Healing Correctly of my Otoplasty? (photo)

I had otoplasty 3 weeks ago. Overall I am very pleased with the result. My ears look symmetrical and close to my head, yet completely natural. The... READ MORE

Post Ear Surgery: Will One Ear Droop More Due to a Loose Stitch?

My son just had plastic ear surgery 4 days ago to pin the ears closer to the head, today the dr. removed the bandage and noticed one ear is more... READ MORE

EarFold removal? (Photos)

Earfold implants are so visible to me, ears are over-corrected. I have been asked why my ears look funny which makes me feel self conscious. The only... READ MORE

Octoplasty Surgery 12 Days Ago, Dissovable Stiches Not Dissolving.

Should i leave it a bit longer or get in contact with the nurse. READ MORE

Otoplasty 3 weeks post-op; Is this stitch extrusion, hypertrophic scarring, keloid, or unresolved swelling? (photos)

What's up docs, I am 3 weeks post-op bilateral otoplasty; I had conchal setback and construction of the antihelix on both ears. The right ear shows a... READ MORE

Otoplasty - 5 weeks post op - really concerned; ears stick out & pretty sore! Am I healing properly? Is this normal? (photo)

Day7: I was pleased w/the results but the pain was unbearable.Knowing that this procedure is done on kids,I felt like the pain I was feeling was not... READ MORE

Roller coasters after Otoplasty?

Odd question, but how long after otoplasty could I ride roller coasters? I got my surgery done four days ago and am healing well. However, my family... READ MORE

Otoplasty Recovery; How long it takes for the ears to feel completely (100 %) normal after otoplasty?

Many websites says Otoplasty recovery is fast and in a few weeks ears are back to normal That is a FALSE statement. Just the scars takes about 12... READ MORE

Could this be considered a Pixie ear? (photos)

About 5 weeks ago I had a mid-face lift, neck lift and fat injections. As I have been healing I have noticed the shape of this ear change. My other... READ MORE

How long does it take for a stitched ear to heal?

My sister was in an accident ,almost lost her ear as it was hanging ,she's got stitches ,she just turned 20 (in fact this happen on her birthday) I'm... READ MORE

Last Year I Had Tympanoplasty Surgery but Stil Its Not Healing and Suffering with Infection but Grat is Good but Little Weak?

My doctor said graft is good and healing but got an infection.since from last 5 months I have infection in my right ear. I consulted another doctor he... READ MORE

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