In most of the patients prominent ear deformity can be corrected in a very simple and quick way. Thanks to incisionless otoplasty method developed by Cihantimur MD, there is no need for any surgical approach or general anesthesia. Our new incisionless otoplasty technique consists of only stitches applied in back of auricle performed under local anesthesia in 20 minutes. This simple and safe procedure steps forward among other techniques since it can be completed in a short time and patient can return daily activities just after the procedure. It is a really safe procedure since there is no need for skin incision or general anesthesia. It can be performed in children also safely. It is a well-known fact that prominent ears is associated with low self-esteem in children therefore children can get benefit this safe method in order to prevent them from developing low self-esteem.
Why should I have “Incisionless Otoplasty”?
If you have prominent ears and you are not happy with the look of your ears then you can be a good candidate for otoplasty operation. The main factor that either you are suitable for the incisionless of open approach otoplasty is if you have the anti-helix structure in your ears or not. If you have the anti-helix structure with prominent ears you can get benefit from “Incisionless Otoplasty”.
The “Incisionless Otoplasty” operation is performed under local anesthesia and it takes to perform the procedure nearly 30 minutes. You will get a physical examination by your surgeon and anesthetist. After the examination; we will prepare you for the surgery. You will be awake during the operation.
The open approach otoplasty mainly aims to build an anti-helix structure by cutting the cartilage tissue in a way that allows the surgeon to create an anti-helix structure. However there is no need to make an incision in patients who have prominent ears with anti-helix structure. However it is even unnecessary to make an incision and remove the cartilage in these kind of cases.
Recovery and Results :
After the operation you will have no stiches but only a band. You will wear the band for 3 weeks. Since you will not receive a general anesthesia and you will not have any stiches or bandages; you can continue to your daily work just after the operation. You can see the difference just after the operation.
- • Only local anesthesia (no general anesthesia)
- • Easy to apply
- • Very fast recovery time
- • No stitches
- • No scars
- • Back to normal activities the next day
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