Bat Ear Non-Surgical Correction
Prominent ears are one of the most common congenital deformities, with an incidence of 5% in whites population, which is giving an unappealing aesthetic appearance, both children and adults can experience psychosocial distress.
- What is a Non-surgical Bat Ear Correction?
- Who is an ideal candidate for the procedure?
- How is the procedure performed?
- How soon can I expect to see result?
- What happens during the post procedure period?
- Are there any risks associated with this procedure?
Non-surgical Bat Ear Correction is a no surgical incision( no cutting) procedure to make a permanent cosmetic treatment for protruding ears. No hospital stay, no general anaesthesia. Whole procedure is only take about one hour. The satisfaction rate is more than 90% including children.
Any age group between 9 – 65 years who suffering protruding ears. But need your doctor for assessment before the procedure performed.
You need to have local anaesthesia (numbness needle) on your ear, then your doctor will put some suture stitches through your ear. Sometimes your doctor could discuss with you about your preference of your ear’s shape during the procedure to make the best result you desired.
You can see the result immediately once the procedure complete.
Most time bruise and pain are very common, but it is normal progress of your healing. Medications and ointment are prescribed to help with pain, faster healing and to prevent infection after the procedure. You will have to wear a headband for about 2 weeks or more after the bandages are removed, especially in the night to cover and protect your ears when rolling over in bed.
Cosmetic surgical procedure is a formal risky surgical operation
It is Not a “simple beauty treatment”
Non-Surgical Otoplasty is generally a common procedure, Like any other procedures,there will have risks and complications associated with this procedure:
Common risks and complications:
Bruising, swelling, pain, treatment area infection, asymmetry of the ears due to an over correction, loosening of sutures used to reposition the ear. For long term, revision procedure could performed to achieve the better result, but only 3-5 % patients requires.
Rarerisks and complications:
Distortion, deformation, muscle, nerve injury.
Anaesthetic anaphylaxis reaction: rashes, difficulty breathing, cardia arrest.