Some men and women may feel dissatisfied with how their ears look. Optimizing the shape, size, and position of the ears by cosmetic ear surgery will profoundly increase individuals’ self-esteem and appearance. In some cases, ears are extended far from the head, or they may seem disproportionate compared to other parts of the face. Also, the position of the ears may not be parallel to one another, which may have been resulted from birth or due to some unfortunate incident. In whichever situation, otoplasty is performed to solve these problems and to make ears look more natural.
How Cosmetic ear surgery is performed?
First, based on patient preference and the shape of their ears, the surgeon determines the appropriate surgical technique. Afterward and considering the duration of the surgery and the physician’s opinion, the patient will then undergo general or local anesthesia. In the ear cosmetic surgery, incisions usually occur behind the ears or between the inner folds of the ears. Next, the doctor removes the cartilage and extra tissues from the sites, and if some regions need cartilage, they will be used there. For the final part, incisions will be sutured. Cosmetic ear surgery usually takes about one to two hours; however, when the surgery is finished, the surgeon decides to either discharge the patient or to hospitalize them for overnight. After a few days, the ear bandages will be opened, but it may be needed while sleeping to use a special headband for about two to six weeks. The physician then prescribes postoperative care, and the patient will be educated.
Cosmetic ear surgery in Iran
After consulting with the patient and evaluating the shape and the size of the ear, the surgeon helps the patient to set realistic expectations and to make the best decision for otoplasty. Your surgeon will entirely perform all examination stages, regular checkups of the patient before surgery, and the subsequent care after it, and they will guide you till full recovery is reached. Iranian doctors have extensive experience in the field of cosmetic surgery, making you feel confident about the surgery result. Considering all the advantages, the cost of otoplasty is very affordable in Iran, which is why many people from different countries travel to Iran for otoplasty.
Who are the doctors in Iran performing otoplasty?
In Iran, cosmetic ear surgery is performed by specialists in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) and plastic and cosmetic subspecialty surgeons, and it is performed in specialized surgical centers as well as operating rooms (OR) in hospitals.