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Cysts Removal Procedure
Treatment of Tonsils (Tonsillitis)
Hearing Aid Fitting
Treatment of Throat and Voice Problems
Earlobe Repair Procedure
Treatment of Sleep Disturbance
Nose Reshaping Procedure
Hearing Testing Techniques
Nasal And Sinus Allergy Care
Cochlear Implant Procedure
Ear Micro Surgery
Treatment Of Hearing Deficiency
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Sir I don't listen clearly from my right side ear can you give me right solution and what is the exact problem in my ear, please answer me?
I have sore throat and I am feeling body pain. What should I avoid eating and what should I eat? Please help me.
I am feeling little dizziness for a few seconds as I get up from my bed whether it is morning awakening or normal get up as for relax I feel little dizziness most of the time is it any serious or what it may be?
My daughter (7 years) is suffering from adenoids. We had a surgery in the month May 2015 and was alright. Now in the month of November 2015 onwards she is complaining ear pain and formed BUZZ and went to doctor and prescribed SIZON tablet in the night and after a month while doing buzz culture test and it comes staphylococcus virus comes negative and treated with CADLIZO tablet (Linezolid) and became alright and entire buzz vanished and good for a month. Now from 2 weeks back she started the same and buzz formed again and SIZON tablet prescribed and complaining ear pain also. Could you please help in what may be wrong and suggest need to do any further diagnosis?
Otoplasty is a surgical procedure where modifications are made in the shape and size of the ear. This procedure can only be carried put after the ears are fully developed, that is after the age of 5. This surgery can be used to improve the functionality as well as the appearance of the ear.
The reasons why people opt for otoplasty are-
- If the ears are relatively large in comparison to the face
- When the ear sticks out excessively from the head
- Problems caused by any previous surgery
Incisions are either made through the back of the ear or through the inner creases of the ear. Once the incision is made, then the excess skin or cartilage is eliminated. After completion of the surgery, the incisions are closed by stitches. The entire process generally lasts for up to two hours.
After the stitching is done, the ears are covered with bandages. Once the bandages are removed from the ear, a loose headband is worn to provide support to the ears while sleeping.
Risks associated with the surgery
There are certain risks associated with this surgery, like:
- Formation of the scars due to the surgery
- An asymmetric appearance of the ears as the healing process may affect it
- Decreased skin sensitivity in the adjoining area
- The stitches in the ear can cause inflammation in the skin. It may also lead to an abnormal shape where the ears have a pulled back appearance
- Like other surgeries, bleeding and infection may occur
Post procedural care
The following precautions should be taken after completion of otoplasty:
- The headband should be used constantly after the surgery for about two months
- Direct exposure to the sun should be avoided
- If rash forms after the bandages are removed then consult a medical professional.