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Otoplasty (Ear Surgery)

Otoplasty aims to improve the position, size and shape of the ears, correcting any aspect of their appearance, including congenital deformities or damage caused by injuries. From which, a balance is sought between the proportion of the ears and the face, contributing to the self-esteem and physical image of a person.

Otoplasty is performed with

  • Anesthesia: local or sedation.
  • Duration: Aproximetly 2 hours and a half
  • Disability: From 3 to 4 days approximately

Doctor Erick Almenárez

He is one of the most recognized plastic surgeons of the city of Medellín, has the permits of the health secretariat and other regulators for this procedure

¿What is this procedure?

¿What is Otoplasty?

They can correct or readjust the protruding ears to a normal position, through an incision behind the ear, removing part of the prominent cartilage and by means of points the ear is held in place, achieving a natural form. Ear surgery can be performed under local anesthesia in adults and in children with sedation (who are older than 6 years).
After the surgery you have to wear a bandage for 5 days and the use of a bandage is requested at night, the stitches are removed between day 10 to 14 after the procedure.

Consultation Process for Otoplasty

Ear surgery does not affect hearing and the goal is to correct the appearance of the ear. Therefore, it is indispensable that in the consultation the patient makes known his doubts, fears and expectations regarding the procedure. Agreeing with the surgeon mutual goals. Also in the consultation there will be released aspects of the operation, pros and cons. Remember that a successful plastic surgery depends on the proper communication and relationship between the patient and the surgeon.

Free Consultation (+57) 3013631389

¿What is Otoplasty?

They can correct or readjust the protruding ears to a normal position, through an incision behind the ear, removing part of the prominent cartilage and by means of points the ear is held in place, achieving a natural form. Ear surgery can be performed under local anesthesia in adults and in children with sedation (who are older than 6 years).
After the surgery you have to wear a bandage for 5 days and the use of a bandage is requested at night, the stitches are removed between day 10 to 14 after the procedure.

Consultation Process for Otoplasty

Ear surgery does not affect hearing and the goal is to correct the appearance of the ear. Therefore, it is indispensable that in the consultation the patient makes known his doubts, fears and expectations regarding the procedure. Agreeing with the surgeon mutual goals. Also in the consultation there will be released aspects of the operation, pros and cons. Remember that a successful plastic surgery depends on the proper communication and relationship between the patient and the surgeon.

Free Consultation (+57) 3013631389

Comments from our patients

“I decided to start a new life, and yes, I think without exaggerating that my life changed, those who suffer ears of blow will understand me, this operation was one of my best decisions”.

“My experience was very satisfactory, I liked the whole process and they were aware of my concerns, always thinking about my well-being and comfort”.

¿Have you considered otoplasty?

If you notice that your ears are protruding, falling or you are not comfortable with its shape. You usually hide them, and you had decided to seek professional help, it is the opportunity to receive professional guidance and make the right decision according to your expectations and interests. Improving your physical appearance and contributing to your psychological well-being.
Remember that:
• The physical health of the patients is important, where there is no disease or chronic infections of the untreated ear.
• Surgery is performed from age 6, when the cartilage of the child’s ear is stable for correction.
Our purposes are:
• Patient satisfaction.
• To reach the agreed goals between patient and surgeon.
• The end of the result has balance and harmony regarding to the face.
• Achieve stable results.

¿Have you considered otoplasty?

If you notice that your ears are protruding, falling or you are not comfortable with its shape. You usually hide them, and you had decided to seek professional help, it is the opportunity to receive professional guidance and make the right decision according to your expectations and interests. Improving your physical appearance and contributing to your psychological well-being.
Remember that:
• The physical health of the patients is important, where there is no disease or chronic infections of the untreated ear.
• Surgery is performed from age 6, when the cartilage of the child’s ear is stable for correction.
Our purposes are:
• Patient satisfaction.
• To reach the agreed goals between patient and surgeon.
• The end of the result has balance and harmony regarding to the face.
• Achieve stable results.

General Tips Before Otoplasty

    • Refrain from smoking two weeks before the procedure and do not consume alcoholic beverages 72 hours before the intervention.
    • Do not eat food after midnight.
    • Do not ingest food until the surgery is done.
    • Do not take any medication that has not been prescribed by the specialist.
    • Avoid taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory analgesics.
    • On the day of the intervention it is advisable to be accompanied by a family member or a person you trust.
    • The night before and the day of surgery, wash the face with an antibacterial solution, which will remove germs from the skin that could cause infections.

General Tips Before Otoplasty

  • • Refrain from smoking two weeks before the procedure and do not consume alcoholic beverages 72 hours before the intervention.
    • Do not eat food after midnight.
    • Do not ingest food until the surgery is done.
    • Do not take any medication that has not been prescribed by the specialist.
    • Avoid taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory analgesics.
    • On the day of the intervention it is advisable to be accompanied by a family member or a person you trust.
    • The night before and the day of surgery, wash the face with an antibacterial solution, which will remove germs from the skin that could cause infections.

Recovery for Otoplasty

Recovery is a vital stage where each person must follow the recommendations and care. In this regard, ear surgery normally does not cause significant discomfort during the process.
• It is advisable to restrict strenuous activities for about a week.
• Ear bandages are worn from 4 to 5 days. Which have the function of protecting the ear from possible damages and they also favor the healing of the intervened area.
• Sleeping in protective clothing is recommended to do for two weeks after surgery.

Recovery for Otoplasty

Recovery is a vital stage where each person must follow the recommendations and care. In this regard, ear surgery normally does not cause significant discomfort during the process.
• It is advisable to restrict strenuous activities for about a week.
• Ear bandages are worn from 4 to 5 days. Which have the function of protecting the ear from possible damages and they also favor the healing of the intervened area.
• Sleeping in protective clothing is recommended to do for two weeks after surgery.

¿Do you want to have Otoplasty in Medellín?

If you would like to receive a personalized assessment and consultation, without cost, write to WhatsApp (+57) 301 3631389

We are located in the Edificio Spazio 33 # 78-98 Street
Medellín – Colombia.