Prominent ear, Bat ear, otapostasis is an abnormally protruding human ear.
They are one of most common abnormalities of Craniofacial Region.
It may be present either on one side or both sides.
Prominent ears are generally seen in early childhood or infancy and are most often associated with genetics and can be seen in family or among siblings .
Surgery is usually done for cosmetic purposes only as they do not affect any function though they can cause teasing or self consciousness
Ear deformities can range between mild, moderate or severe. Depending upon conditions a person might opt for Otoplasty.
Most these deformities of ear aren’t life threatening but requires plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures for improved appearance and confidence of individuals from child to adults.
Ideal time for intervention for some correction of ear deformities using non surgical correction of ears immediately after 15 days up to three months an infant is born.
Generally surgery is carried out after age of five or six when ear cartilage are developed and attains maturity.
Dr. Punit Dubey is First Surgeon in India to provide non surgical correction for deformities of infants ear.
Otoplasty are carried out using local or general anesthesia depending upon extent of surgery.
An incision is generally placed behind ears which is not visible and blends aesthetically.
Correction of ear requires shaping of cartilage in desired shape using various available techniques.
Cartilage is a key structure for any Ear Reconstruction.There are chances that your ear may not have sufficient cartilage for reconstruction which might require harvesting of cartilage.
Cartilage is harvested from ears ,rib etc in accordance to requirement if needed.
A ear is crafted using meticulous process of decision making and skills following by fine stitches placement.
The complications of the Otoplasty, though rare, are infection, thick scar, haematoma formation which can be manage with medications.
Following otoplasty, a dressing is used for protection and for comfort. Usually, that dressing is removed in a week or less, while swelling usually lasts for one to two weeks depending upon extent of surgery.
If shape and size of ears bothers you and requires correction, you may consider Otoplasty or Facial Plastic Surgery.
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First in India "Infant's Non Surgical Ear Correction". Ideal time for intervention for some correction of the ear deformities using non surgical methods can be carried out after 15 days to 3-6 months of a newborns due to malleable nature of ear cartilage . After this window of non surgical correction, a surgery could be usually done after age of 5 to 6 years once cartilage has attained stable shape. Dr. Punit Dubey is pioneer in India in offering non surgical correction for deformities of infants ear. Learn more about Infant's Non Surgical Ear Correction. Dr Punit Dubey International Board Certified🏅🌍 Facial Plastic Surgeon ⚕ CranioMaxilloFacial and Cosmetic Surgeon Delhi Ghaziabad Noida 📱: +918123822284 📧: firstname.lastname@example.org 🌐: www.thefacialplasticsurgery.com Individual results may vary. The content of this page is for educational and informational purposes and does not constitute formal medical advice.© Dr. PUNIT DUBEY , MDS(RGUHS, Bangalore), FIBCSOMS (USA). #nonsurgicalearcorrection #craniomaxillofacialsurgery #internationalboardcertified #craniomaxillofacialsurgeon #babies #mothers #delhibloggers #face #model #gurugram #indianfashionblogger #earreconstruction #otoplasty #confident #cosmeticsurgery #maxillofacialsurgery #baby #facesyndrome #earcorrection #women #plasticsurgery #facialplasticsurgery #facialplasticsurgeon #drpunitdubey #noida #delhi #ghaziabad #ncr #greaternoida #india