Ear Surgery Q&A
Permanent + Ear Surgery
I just took the bandages off my operated ears and am shocked to see how close they are to my head. I see several answers that say the ears will... READ MORE
Hi i am getting ready to get married in september of 2011, i have always been self concious of my protruding ears, i recently went to have a... READ MORE
My daughter had Bilateral Otoplasty done about 6 weeks ago and she has an extra fold in Conchal Bowels in both ears? are they permanent or will the... READ MORE
I had an otoplasty 1 month ago with suture method and I'm not happy with the results (asymmetry). I still feel the sutures (tight) and some discomfort... READ MORE
Otoplasty "Permanent Suture Reaction" I have discomfort left ear and pain, the area (skin) gets red sometimes. What to do?
I had otoplasty 3 months ago (nonabsorbable permanent suture only / no cartilage removed) . 1 month ago I started to have some symptoms (left ear... READ MORE
4 months post-op. Permanent Sutures/No cartilage removal. I have spitting sutures, they are bothering me. Can I remove them?
The permanent sutures are palpable and visible in the crest (back of the ear) and still feel tension , they really bother me/no infection. my biggest... READ MORE
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
Otoplasty. I had a suture technique, not cartilage removal. 3 months later I have a protruding permanent suture. What to do?
I had an otoplasty 3 months ago. Now I'm having a permanent protruding suture on the back of my ear. I asked 2 different doctors but they have... READ MORE
My doctor is in another country. READ MORE
Life after otoplasty. Are permanent stitches toxic for the body? Will I always feel the tension of the sutures?
I had a permanent suture technique otoplasty and the doctor who performed the surgery didn't talk much about the otoplasty risks. I have few questions... READ MORE
I had an otoplasty 8 months ago and the permanent sutures are intolerable. Original Dr. Not available. Who can remove them?
Otoplasty permanent suture technique only - 8 months ago - 4 protruding sutures were removed @ 5th month - 2 R (ear) & 2 L (ear) by a local plastic... READ MORE
I had an otoplasty and there are some articles says that permanent sutures are toxic to the body when expose to heat? Is that true? In case of... READ MORE
The Dr. who did my otoplasty is in another country. I did contact him and He said he can remove the sutures but i'm really afraid to go back to him... READ MORE
Infected suture from otoplasty using stitch method. Should I get this reviewed to avoid further infections.
I had otoplasty using the stitch method 4 months ago. One of my permanent sutures is visible and has been drawing a little bit of blood? It is a... READ MORE
I've recently had otoplasty my surgeon gave me dissolvable sutures and I've been told to wear a headband for 2 months, but I've been reading and a few... READ MORE
Otoplasty overseas. Does someone know how to localize buried permanent sutures? Original dr. didn't know the location
Otoplasty nylon permanent suture only. 10 moth ago in different country. lot of pain/ pulling sensation/ prominent sutures. At 6 month Local surgeon... READ MORE
I had a otoplasty 2 months ago and the Plastic surgeon made this indent (yellow arrow) on my ears by using a permanent suture placed in the back of... READ MORE
Permanent sutures used to remodel the cartilage can be the cause of Keloid scars? I was reading that foreign objects under the skin can cause keloid... READ MORE
I had an otoplasty in other country in which permanent sutures were used to remodel the cartilage. I 'm not happy with the results. I wish to find a... READ MORE
I got permanent sutures inside my ears after otoplasty. I can't take them anymore. Original doctor not available. What can I do?
8 months already. 4 permanent sutures were remove (2 right / 2 left ear) the removal decrease my symptomps greatly but i have same type of symptoms in... READ MORE