18-24 year old man treated with Ear Surgery

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Depending on the age and condition of the patient a pinnaplasty can be performed under local or general anaesthetic. This males surgery was performed under local anaesthetic, taking about one hour. A cut will be made at the back of the ear, peeling off some skin from the cartilage. The shape will be changed so cartilage of your ear lies closer to your head. If your ears are not symmetrical (evenly shaped on both sides) you surgeon may correct this as well. The wound will be closed with stitches and then dressing applied around the head to hold in place for a week.

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