Large or protruding ears often cause problems and have a distorting effect on the face as a whole, so surgery often makes sense from an aesthetic point of view. The outer ear comes in many shapes and sizes, but ear surgery can reduce the size of the ears and correct other abnormalities in both children and adults.
Method of anesthesia: local or general anesthetic
Duration of surgery: one hour
Time at hospital post surgery: a few hours
Earliest return to social life: one week
Earliest return to normal life: a supporting bandage must be worn even when sleeping for three to four weeks
Total recovery time: removal of stitches after one week