Prominent Ear Surgery – Otoplasty

Kepçe kulak - kulak estetiği - otoplasri

Otoplasty – Ear Aesthetics

Prominent Ear Surgery

Prominent Ear Surgery

Prominent ear is a highly remarkable esthetical complaint. Otoplasty surgery is not very preferable because ears can be partly camouflaged by hair, it doesn’t have any functional readjustment and concerned parents. During newborn period it is not considered important. However after children reach age 4 and make friends, they start noticing the difference and perceive it as a problem. This concern increases in time. At the period after they start school, appearance becomes an important issue for them. Children with prominent ear are mocked by their friends and it causes traumas which cant be fixed in the future. That’s why it is important to plan the operation before they start to school.

Protective – Non Surgical Treatment

When conscious parents detect the prominent at the newborn period, a mold is prepared to shape the ear as desired. The earlap harden 2-3 weeks after birth so the splinter is very effective and 80% of cases don’t need operation in the future. This treatment is usually done between week 3 to 12.


– Surgical Treatment –

Analysing the baseline of anatomical disorder is highly crucial for the right and successful operation process that will give the optimal results..


Our Goal By Surgery

Creating natural and not obviously operated looking ears

Achieving the the symmetry between ears.

Leaving a space smaller than 2 cm, between earlap and skin


Total anesthesia is preferred but it can be done under sedation if adult patient requests. It takes 45 to 60 minutes for one ear.

It is usually no need to spend the night at the hospital. Cuts are hidden behind the ear.

We do ear bandage 5 days after the otoplasty surgery and recommend using hairband later on for a week day and night or 2 weeks only nights.

You can freely take shower during this period.

The absolute recovery takes approximately 6 months however you can notice the difference at your ears immediately.

Prominent ear surgery is an operation that satisfies the patient in a very short time if it is done properly.

Burun Estetiği – Rinoplasti

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Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone who is mentally and physically healthy enough and uncomfortable with the shape of their ear can have the surgery.

Nowadays surgical techniques are very well developed, success rate is high and complication risks are minimal. Therefore you don’t have to be intimated by the operation. It is important to set the timing right especially to protect kids from permanent, psychological traumas.

Ear deformities have a wide scale starting with the absence of the ear. It can be partly missing or has a problem with its angle which we call prominent ear and highly problematic in the society. It is intended to fix all these kind of problems.

Prof. Dr. İbrahim Ercan