The most common purpose of requesting aesthetic ear surgery is to correct prominent ears. Abroad, this operation is usually performed before school age. In our country, this is not a well-established thought. The reason why aesthetic ear surgery is performed before school age; to prevent making fun of the child at school. But this operation can be easily applied to adults.
Aesthetic ear surgery takes 2-3 hours. It can be done under local anesthesia. It is possible to perform this operation from a short cut as 3 cm behind the ear. Cartilage is weakened at the desired point and can be shaped with permanent stitches. It may be necessary to remove a piece of ear cartilages moderately. It is not possible to see the scars in aesthetic ear surgery as they will remain completely behind the ear.
Stitches are removed on the 10th day. Since it is performed with local anesthesia, there is no need to stay in the hospital. It is recommended to walk around with a tennis band or hair band for 1-2 weeks to avoid trauma.