It is a congenital aesthetic problem that arises from familial reasons rather than a disease. Scoop ear is a deformity seen in 5 out of every 100 people in the society. Because the folds in the ear cartilage are not formed enough, the auricle appears larger and more open than it is.
How is the Ear Ear Treated?
The treatment of this congenital deformity known as scoop ear is surgery. Scoop ear surgery is called otoplasty in medicine. During this operation the patient does not feel pain or pain. With the correction of the bucket ear, the person gains both psychological and aesthetic health.
Scoop Ear Surgery When should be done?
In fact, scoop ear surgery can be performed at any age. However, the most appropriate time is 5 years after the formation and growth of the ear cartilage is completed. Early ear surgery is important for preventing psychological problems that the child may encounter.
The operative area remains bandaged for about 1 week postoperatively. The dressings are then removed, the patient is examined and the sutures located behind the ear are removed. The total process takes between 1 week and 10 days.