Doctor insights on:
Ear Reshaping Without Surgery
An otoplasty: Although each person is different, ear reshaping -otoplasty- usually involves changing the shape and position of the ear cartilage. This is done through an incision hidden in back of the ear. Most often sutures are placed to pull the cartilage into a proper shape and to pull the ear closer to he head. This is a day procedure and there is usually little pain afterward and risks a small.See 1 more doctor answer
Weird deformity: Maybe. It depends on the deformity and the person.
Below: The new earFold implant is a curved strip of flexible metal that is placed under the skin on the front of the ear. It works by gripping the cartilage and folding it back into a predetermined shape, pulling the ear closer to the head This is a minor procedure in the office does not require sedation, can be done under local.See 1 more doctor answer
Permanent!: Only permanent treatment is to have the ears surgically pinned back.
As an adult, nothing: In infants, the cartilage is soft enough that the ear can be held in a more desirable shape or position with tape; as the child matures, the cartilage becomes more rigid and maintains this shape and position. Unfortunately, this does not work as an adult. Otoplasty is a simple and effect method to correct the shape and position of the ear.See 1 more doctor answer
Depends on type: “Current or history of chronic otitis media (382), cholesteatoma (385.3), or history of any inner (P20) or middle (P19) ear surgery (including cochlear implantation) is disqualifying.Myringotomy or successful tympanoplasty is not disqualifying. Current perforation of the tympanic membrane (384.2) or history of surgery to correct perforation during the preceding 120 days (P19) is disqualifying.”
Yes!: This is a common problem. Your ear, nose and throat doctor can apply a local anaesthetic and remove that embedded earing --right in his/her office! It is a 5 minute procedure!
Yes: A craniofascial sugeon will evaluate your options. Please consider a consultation with otolaryngology surgeon for a full ear examination first these two surgical specialties often work together.
My son had ear tube1 year ago. Dr.send him to surgery to remove them. He find they already takenout by themselves and ear drumheale. Why he send him?
Yes and no: Surgery can fix this problem but it not ussually done except for extreme problems.
Long hair: Works as a good coverup, styling.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uncommon: If by "dog ears" you mean an area of gathered skin near the corner of an incision, then I'd tell you they are uncommon. They can be an eyesore and occasionally be irritated by contact with garments. The operation to fix them is not a big one, but all operations are serious. My guess is that you've already been through a lot. If the dog ears are bothering you, talk to your surgeon about fixing them
Why create a: Potential nidus for infection or inflammation prior to major surgery?
Probably not: There is no surgery which can correct the effects of a prior stroke.
What is wrong with my girlfriend? My girlfriend went in for surgery then released. After a couple months I noticed her ears were flaky. So when I looked at both ears I felt to clean them. Three days later more layers appeared so I did the same. This has b
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your girlfriend's condition. I also don't know what her surgery was for. From the stand point of chinese medicine, the ear is a microsystem of the rest of the body. The body is represented by an upside down homonculus in the ear. Different organs and parts of the body are represented on different places on the external ear. It is not uncommon to have flaking or discoloration in parts of the ear that correspond to the involved body parts. For instance a doctor friend had flaking of her ear in the area that represents her elbow. In talking to her - she had chronic tennis elbow. This may or may not help to explain her flaking.
- Talk to a doctor online
- Is it possible ot reshape your nose without surgery?
- Body reshaping surgery
- Jaw reshaping surgery
- Hip reshaping surgery
- Head reshaping surgery
- Leg reshaping surgery
- Ear correction without surgery
- Ear pinning without surgery
- Is there a way to reshape your nose without surgery?