Ear Surgery: Otoplasty

Is surgery to correct the deformity of the ears known as “detached or protruding ears.” You can also correct other deformities like ears on top, after accidents, bruises, cauliflower ear. Each name refers to a type of deformity. In the most common, the ” protruding ears “, the ears are more separated of the head than normal.

In those women who want to wear their hair short or tied, and suffer a deformity in their ears, ear surgery has become a technique frequently performed. Variations in the shape, size or position of the ears can affect self-confidence.

From an early age children can suffer ridicule in schools that make their future. Usually surgery is recommended when the schoolboy faces ridicule from peers. This age is usually 6-7 years although early at 4 years .

The ear surgery ( otoplasty ) provides quickly a change in the structure or position of the ears, providing the girl or woman -being and increased self-confidence.


The snuff can complicate the results of the surgery, so you must agree with Dr. Terrén reduced consumption few weeks before and after the intervention.

There are medications that reduce the ability of blood clotting, such as aspirin, so the doctor must inform their consumption and eliminate them from your treatment.

Dr. Terrén explain postoperative care and proper recovery time, as well as their expected return to work activities (1 to 2 weeks), personal and sporting regular (3-4 weeks). Explain the risks and possible complications, and the leaves will be given informed consent to read and sign.

Dr. Terrén will report the costs of surgery. There is no fixed price for all interventions and your case will be treated individually, including the costs of surgery and hospitalization if appropriate, fees surgical equipment and anesthesia. You can check with the clinic staff financing options that may be of interest (see financing).

The ear correction surgery is a simple procedure that usually lasts between one and two hours. It is performed under local anesthesia pure or assisted by sedation, no hospital stay and a faster recovery.

The technique consists of otoplasty ear correction by reshaping the cartilage that shapes the ears, which can act on virtually any kind of malformation. To do this you must make an incision behind the ear, remove excess skin and then modify cartilage reshaping it through small shallow cuts on the surface, and allowing it to be more natural and definitive; Scars are hidden in the back.

The patient can go home after a few hours. Take analgesics to control moderate postoperative pain for a few days and sleep with the head slightly elevated.

Rest for the first few days and should avoid large efforts. Take a bandage covering his ears. They will be sore, swollen and bruised color, for a few days. Will remove the bandage in a follow-up at 48 – 72h . Thereafter ears be protected with an ointment and an elastic band for hair for 7 days, and after only a few days to sleep.

In subsequent weeks it should go several times to the clinic of Dr. Terrén. During these visits, Dr. Terren and his team monitor the proper postoperative course, the sutures are removed if any (7-10 days), and personally answer all your questions and comments. Also have access to a telephone number for any urgent requirement.

It is advisable to reduce the sport for three or four weeks until the final healing.

The final result is obtained after about 6-9 months, several follow-up visits to be necessary during the recovery period. The results demonstrate otoplasty, depending on my technique cartilage remodeling , are definitive .

Otoplasty in women, conducted by Dr. Julio Terrén in Valencia, is a technique that provides a significant satisfaction to patients, with rapid recovery and completely hidden scars. In the clinic of Dr. Julio Terrén , we offer the best results for your otoplasty in Valencia.

Here we present the before and afther photos of several cases of this surgery. 

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