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Otoplasty

Cosmetic ear surgery, or otoplasty, for men, might be used to address several different problems. Ears that stick out too far, are very large or very small, are not symmetrical or are misshapen, all can be corrected through otoplasty. There are a range of surgical techniques Dr. Yarish at Yarish Plastic Surgery can use to help reshape the ears in a more attractive way or for a different desired appearance, based on the level and type of correction needed. Many men who consider otoplasty find that their appearance is more pleasing, and their self-confidence is boosted.

Contact us today at our offices in Houston and Lake Jackson to schedule a consultation and find out more about Otoplasty for men.

When To Consider It

Yarish Plastic Surgery performs cosmetic ear surgery for men, or for children and teenagers, who struggle with the look or shape of their ears due to genetics, accident, or injury. Otoplasty can help those who have very large, protruding or uneven ears. Besides improving outward appearance, patients, especially younger ones, also see an increase in self-confidence, often now feeling the freedom to change their hairstyle or other fashion choices.

We can consult with you at our Houston or Lake Jackson offices to discuss whether you’d be a good candidate for otoplasty.

What to Expect During Otoplasty

Ear surgery is an outpatient procedure, using regional or local anesthesia. Most of the time, incisions are small and hidden just behind the ear, for minimal visible scarring after surgery. If incisions inside the ear are required, they can be hidden along the lines and folds of the ear.

The techniques we use depend on your specific goals. Ears that stick out quite far might be pinned closer to the head through surgery, while misshapen or uneven ears might be manipulated and reshaped through alteration of the cartilage or tissues of the ear for a better cosmetic look.

What Happens Afterward

Pressure dressings usually restrict the ear’s new shape into place for some time after otoplasty surgery. This helps the ear heal into its new look and placement and ensures scarring is kept to a minimum. Some slight pain and bruising often occurs and will be managed through post-operative care.

It’s important to avoid yanking or pulling at the ears during the healing process, as this can undo the surgical work before it’s fully healed, so in many cases, bandages or headwraps will be recommended for wear during sleep during this time. Activity such as recreational sports may also be cautioned against.

Patients can expect a full recovery within a few weeks, with a noticeably different ear shape, and over the course of several months, the new shape of their ears will become permanent.

Contact us today in Houston or Lake Jackson to schedule a consultation and find out if you are a candidate for otoplasty for men!

TREATMENT PLAN

At Yarish Plastic Surgery, we believe that skin and body rejuvenation is an evolutionary process that does not begin and end solely with the surgery itself.

While we do know that surgery is the most dramatic and gratifying part of the rejuvenation process, Dr. Yarish is also convinced that we can enhance and even maximize your surgery results with our “comprehensive rejuvenation concept”. This concept is essentially a treatment plan specifically designed for each procedure in order to prepare the skin and body for surgery and to aid the healing process following your surgery.

We do recognize that many people do not have the time or inclination to take advantage of the compete program, and we want to assure you that your surgical results will be the best attainable anywhere. However, if you are in a position to take advantage of the “comprehensive rejuvenation concept,” you will find the entire experience to be more relaxing, and you will know that you have treated yourself to the most unique and gratifying experience that plastic surgery has to offer. And you will know that you have availed yourself of the ultimate in skin and body rejuvenation.

In order to make this experience more convenient and affordable, we have created a combination of ultimate experience packages specifically tailored to enhance each procedure. Dr. Yarish strongly recommends that you take advantage of this “comprehensive rejuvenation concept.” The program outlined for you will be instituted pre-operatively, and will be continued post-operatively until healing is complete.

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