Plastics of the ear lobules
What is ear lobe plastic surgery?
The surgical intervention for plastic of the soft pendants (lobes) of the ears consists in reduction, enlargement or restoration. This operation can be combined with another type of cosmetic surgery.
Surgical intervention: The essence of the operation consists in modeling the ear pendant using specific surgical techniques. The scar is very fine. There is no risk for the patient!
Duration: 45-60 minutes
Anesthesia: Depending on the indications, lobuloplasty is performed with local or general anesthesia.
Postoperative abnormalities: Patients rarely experience pain, which if necessary is successfully controlled with analgesics, mild discomfort for 2-3 days, numbness of adjacent tissues for about 2 weeks.
Risks: Asymmetry. Inflammation. Deformations. Aspirin is prohibited 7 days before surgery because it increases the risk of bleeding during and after surgery.
Recovery: The dressing is removed on the second day after surgery and the head can be washed. After the 10th day, the sutures are removed or, if they are absorbable, fall off on their own. Exercise after 10 days. The final result is visible almost immediately.
What is the best age for lobuloplasty?
This operation can be performed at any time after the complete anatomical formation of the cartilage of the auricles, which is about 7-8 years of age.