During your first consultation, we will discuss what this procedure entails. We will also discuss what bothers you the most about your ears and what you would like to do about this. We will discuss the various methods and operating techniques used and decide which best meets your needs. We will also discuss with you what you can expect in terms of end results, what the possible risks are, and the necessary aftercare. You will always receive honest advice and be informed clearly about the treatment and what needs to be done in the period afterwards.
During your first consultation, the plastic surgeon will also check to see if you are a suitable candidate for an ear correction. The surgeon will ask you questions regarding your health, medical history and any possible medication you may be using. Should you use blood thinners, then you should stop using them at least one week before the treatment.
What can I expect after having had an ear correction done?
Your ears will be kept in a turban for the first week after your operation. After which, it will be removed. You will still need to be careful with your ears for another week when doing sports or other activities. You will also need to wear a bandage at night to protect your ears during this period
You will have a check-up in our clinic, one week after your operation. The bandages and the sutures will be removed, and we will check to see if the wound is healing correctly.
You should avoid direct sunlight for the first few months after your surgery. We also recommend that you do not use the sunbed. Should you choose to use a sunbed, then you will need to carefully cover the scars with a high sun protection factor crème or cover them with a cloth. This will prevent the scars from staying red for an unnecessarily long time.