Ear Surgery

Ear Surgery - The Nova Clinic

Ear surgery, or ostoplasty,  is a very common and relatively straightforward cosmetic procedure that has been performed for many years. In a society where there is an expectation to match the perfect images of models and celebrities, prominent or unusually shaped ears can be a source of much embarrassment. By changing the shape and appearance of the ears, patient often experiences a significant increase in self-confidence which can benefit them in all areas of life.

The most common type of ear surgery involves correcting prominent ears that stick out from the side of the head. This kind of malformation is usually caused by a defect in the cartilage, and this can be fixed easily at any age.

Ear Surgery in Dubai

Dubai is widely recognised as a hub for cosmetic surgery, and it’s one of the safest places you can go for treatment. At the Nova Clinic, we take great pride in the quality of our procedures and the way we treat our patients. If you’re looking for ear surgery in Dubai for yourself or a loved one, we can promise you the very highest standards of care throughout.

The procedure can be performed at any age, but should for psychological reasons be done before the child starts school. Of course, a surgical correction of the ear cartilage can be performed in adulthood.

The surgery is performed under local anesthesia, and a strip is taken from the back of the ear while the cartilage is thinned with a file until the ear is placed in the desired position.

With 3-4 U-joints, the ear is in the desired position and fixed with pins. After the closure of the wound, an ear dressing is applied behind the ear and is worn for one week day and night. Over the following two weeks, the patient should avoid sleeping on the ear, and should additionally use a protective bandage to prevent the bending of the ear.

Over recent years Dubai has become renowned for cosmetic surgery, thanks to its combination of highly trained surgeons and safe medical procedures. At the Nova Clinic, we take patient care and satisfaction extremely seriously, so from the moment you contact us you can rest assured you’ll be in safe hands. If you’re looking for ear surgery in Dubai, we can promise exceptional results and truly personal service throughout.

Benefits of Ear Surgery Include:

  • Better facial proportions
  • Enhanced features
  • Increased choice with headwear
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem
  • Corrected ear defects such as folded or long earlobes

What to Expect During the Consultation

Dr. Paul Nassif will perform a health check and ask you about any medical conditions that you or any close family members may have. This will help us to assess your suitability for the procedure and identify any potential risks. He will then discuss the results you want to achieve and explain all the options available to you and what you can expect on the day. You will be able to ask questions during the consultation.

What to Expect on the Day of Your Surgery

Ear surgery is usually performed under a local anaesthetic so you should be able to leave on the same day. It usually involves a small incision being made behind the ear so any extra cartilage can be removed and the desired shape can be achieved. As with any operation, we advise you to bring a friend or family member with you to help you get home.

What to expect after your ear surgery

Ear surgery usually shows instant results, but you should still expect some localised swelling and discomfort for a few days following the procedure.  You should be able to go home on the same day as your operation and your doctor will discuss pain relief with you before you leave.

How much does ear surgery cost?

Everyone is different, so it is impossible to give a standard price for this procedure. Dr. Khan will provide you with a detailed quote based on age, health, medical issues, skin elasticity, and the desired results you are looking to achieve so you have a clear picture of the costs before committing.

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