OTOPLASTY – COSMETIC EAR CORRECTION SURGERY, Dubai

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Welcome to Dr. Nazmi Baycin’s cosmetic ear surgery (otoplasty) page

As a Turkish plastic surgeon in Dubai, UAE, here I will share my professional knowledge and personal experience about ear correction, best timing for procedure, recovery period, post-operative care, tips to avoid unwanted results, risks and complications procedure, otoplasty surgery before and after pictures and more… You will also have an idea regarding the cosmetic ear surgery prices in Dubai.

Do you need the best otoplasty surgeon in Dubai?

Everyone would like their doctor is the best otoplasty surgeon. Also, you would like to have surgery at the best plastic surgery clinic in Dubai.

However, the best otoplasty surgeon is pretty relative and varies from person to person. Actually, the surgeon whom you really trust is the best.

If you plan to have ear surgery in Dubai and need professional support, feel free to contact.

Why do you need cosmetic ear surgery?

The ear is an organ that directly affects the appearance of a person and has an aesthetic value as well as functional importance.

A wide variety of deformities also including absence of ear may occur need otoplasty surgery. The most common deformation is prominent ear deformity.

The deformity manifests as more outward angulation than their normal anatomic position. Also, the folds of the ear looks flatter than normal.

There is no relation to the position of the baby in the mother’s womb and the sleeping position after birth.

Many parents try headbands to correct the ear deformity of their children. However, headbands are not able to correct the ear deformity.

Otoplasty procedure not only corrects the deformities but also your confidence and psychological status. So you will not have to use your hair to cover your ears after the ear surgery.

What is the best timing for ear correction surgery?

patient safety for otoplasty surgeryThe optimal age for cosmetic ear surgery is 6.

Talking about the child’s ears amongst the friends in the school may cause the child to develop a complex by influencing the psychological development of the child. This is why the ideal timing for otoplasty surgery is pre-school age.

If you have not undergone surgery in this period, yet, it is possible to have otoplasty surgery later on at any time in the future.

What will I aim in ear surgery?

My objective is to make you happy as achieving an unobtrusive and more acceptable ear shape. So, reshaping your ear will improve your facial image and restore your self-confidence.

Some patients seek a solution as they experienced a failed otoplasty surgery before. Under-correction and asymmetric ear shapes are the most common complaint of the patients consulting me. Sometimes, their corrective surgery challenges even more than to do the primary surgery. Therefore your first surgery is crucial. The goal is to achieve the best outcome in a single shot.

Where will I perform your surgery?

Joint Commission International (JCI) works to improve patient safety and quality of health care in the international community by offering education, publications, advisory services, and international accreditation and certification. It is the recognized global leader in healthcare accreditation with the highest standards built on maximum safety and minimum risk.

There are a couple of hospital options that I affiliated with, which accredited by JCI. I will perform your surgery at either one of the distinguished, cutting edge hospitals in Dubai. You may opt for one during the consultation.

How will I perform otoplasty surgery?

Ear correction surgery requires local anesthesia supported with sedation for children under 15. Local anesthesia alone provides sufficient numbness in adults.

In my practice, the otoplasty surgery will last about 30 minutes for each ear.

After the local anesthesia, I cut the skin on the back side of the ear. Thinning and weakening the line that designed to be curved on the cartilage make easier to bend.

In cases with huge cartilage, little cartilage reduction may require. If necessary, I remove the excess part of cartilage. Then, I reposition the ear closer to back with internal stitches to secure the new position of the ear.

If your otoplasty surgery is under the local anesthesia, you will be awake. Therefore, I will let you check your ear shape with a mirror. So that you will have the chance to explain which ear shape you would like to be. When I achieve the ear shape that you desire, I will close the incision with hidden absorbable stitches.

Since there will be no stitch on the skin surface, you will not experience stitch removal stress and pain after otoplasty surgery.

Surgical stages of otoplasty procedure

surgical stages of otoplasty procedure

Step by step otoplasty surgery: 1- Marking the skin to be removed, 2- Internal stitching to reshape the cartilage, 3- Skin closure with hidden and absorbable sutures, 4- Healed surgical incision

Otoplasty (Ear Correction Surgery) Before and After Pictures

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illustration of before and after the ear surgery

 

How is recovery period after otoplasty surgery?

Just after the ear surgery, you may leave the hospital, no need to stay overnight.

You may feel mild pain a couple of days following the procedure. Painkillers make you feel pain less.

The bandage keeps your ears on proper position for 3 days long. I will invite you for follow up on third day to remove the bandage. After bandage removal, you will be able to have a shower.

Following the otoplasty, you may see bruising and edema (swelling), which disappear by themselves within 7-10 days.

How will you feel yourself after ear surgery?

recovery period of otoplasty surgery

Diagram shows, how you will feel yourself emotionally during the recovery period of otoplasty surgery. The effect of the surgery may impair your emotional status. However, as time goes on, you will recover and get rid of surgical effects; and eventually, you will gain your confidence back.

How should you care against risks of the cosmetic ear surgery?

Post-operative care is critical first 3 months after otoplasty surgery.

Avoiding trauma is critical during this period. Otherwise, if any trauma damages the ear before completing the cartilage healing process, the ear shape reverts. In terms of your health, this is not dangerous. However a second otoplasty surgery is necessary for correction.

The cartilage gains constant shape as conglutinating 3 months after ear surgery. When the cartilage shape is fixed after 3 months, it is no longer risky. Therefore the ear shape does not revert, even if it is exposed any trauma.

What are the risks and complications of ear surgery?

patient satisfaction rate after ear surgery

Patient satisfaction rate after ear surgery

The complication rates of otoplasty are the compilation of medical literature data. The rates may vary depending on the surgeon’s experience. That does not mean you will experience all those complications.

Hematoma is the blood collection inside the wound. It is avoidable complication by meticulous bleeding control during the otoplasty procedure.

Infection is a rare complication. Antibiotic medication will already minimize the infection risk.

Hypertrophic scar and keloid formation arise from the person’s genetical skin characteristics. If poor wound healing occurs after ear surgery, scar treatment methods help to improve the scar. Though, since the scar will locate on the backside of the ear, it will not be visible.

Asymmetries and recurrences may occur within first 3 months due to any probable trauma. In such cases second ear surgery is necessary. Therefore, avoiding trauma and taking care of your ear not to be folded during sleeping are very important in the first 3 months.

Rarely the body shows a reaction against the internal sutures and leads to a little persistent pimple. If a stitch reaction occurs, removing the stitches solves the problem. Since I always use long lasting soluble stitches in otoplasty surgery, long term stitch reaction does not occur.

In case of any complication, it may bother you. However, it can easily be managed and treated as well.

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

Checklist Before Having Otoplasty Surgery

IMPORTANT ! Before getting the appointment, check your medical conditions yourself.


How much does otoplasty surgery cost in Dubai?

Cosmetic ear surgery costs in Dubai vary from clinic to clinic. In my practice:

  • Otoplasty price: 16.000 AED ($4.400)
  • Single ear correction surgery price: 9.000 AED ($2.450)

The price includes surgeon fee, blood tests, hospitalization expenses, medicines and consumables used in the hospital. Deep sedation or general anesthesia options are subject to extra payment.

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