ISTANBUL / TURKEY
children (and adults) with large, outstanding ears are often
subjected to unkind teasing and taunts because of their
deformity. Emotional distress, self-consciousness, hostility
and rejection may all be present or develop in varied degrees.
These concerns may not always be overtly apparent to the
parents. Since the
ear is almost fully developed by the fourth to the sixth
year, surgical correction can be effectively performed at
this age to avoid later emotional trauma. Adults may be
operated on at any age. The patient should remember that
no two ears are ever perfectly symmetrical and therefore
minor degrees of variation (that are seldom noticeable)
are often present after correction.
are hidden on the back part of each ear and thereafter not
apparent. Children are usually hospitalized for 1 day and
undergo surgery under general anesthesia. Many adults can
enjoy the cost saving benefits of outpatient surgery and
return to work within a day or two following correction.
A protective dressing is applied to protect the ear following
surgery and removed in the office after 48 to 72 hours.
benefits of this highly successful operation provide a high
degree of patient satisfaction.
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