EAR CORRECTION OTOCLEISIS
Ear correction Ear OP
The size and shape of the ears can be corrected through an operative intervention. Treatment is mainly carried out on children between the ages of four and fourteen years. The ears have already grown to their final size by the age of four.
However, ear correction can also be carried out on adults at any age. The procedures for adults and for children are basically identical.
If you are considering having ear correction carried out on yourself or your child, this information is intended to help you to understand the operative procedures, present the possible complications and explain the postoperative results which you can expect.
In addition the website is intended to help you to be better prepared for your consultation with your plastic surgeon. During this personal consultation you will be given all the additional information which is specific to you as an individual patient. Please do not hesitate to ask questions if there is anything which you do not understand.
When is ear correction (Otocleisis) beneficial for me?
Correction of the shape or size of the ears can significantly improve appearance.
However, before you decide on an operative ear correction you should carefully consider your expectations and discuss these with your plastic surgeon.
At the initial consultation it is helpful to demonstrate exactly what you would like corrected in front of a mirror.
This helps your surgeon understand your expectations and decide whether they are realistic and if they can be achieved through corrective intervention.