Flap ear problem is the most common congenital ear deformity. Although this situation is thought to be insignificant, it causes serious problems in a person’s life. Especially being mocked by friends causes oppression of the children socially. Girls grow their hair and never put their hair in a ponytail. This situation may lead to loss of self-confidence in children.
With a simple operation in reliable hands, you can eliminate this problem completely. When it comes to ear-ear aesthetics, one of the most frequently asked questions is age. A person completes ear development at 4-5 years of age in a rate of 80 – 90 %. For this reason, ear reconstruction surgery can be performed from 4-5 years of age. Because, the environments like a nursery or kindergarten, in which the child will be together with his / her peers, can cause various psychological problems in the congenital flap ear problem. However, it is important to note that the flap ear reconstruction process can be performed under general anesthesia in children under 15 years of age. Above this age it can be performed with local anesthesia.
What Should Be Paid Attention To After Flap Ear Reconstruction Surgery?
While it is a highly sensitive subject, it will turn into a simple process in expert hands. After flap ear surgery, it is important to lie on a high pillow on your back. However, there will be 2-4 weeks of sensitivity in your ears. It is suitable to wear a soft hair band day and night for 2 weeks and then only at nights for 2 weeks after the procedure.