Are you familiar with otoplasty? If you benefit from cosmetic ear surgery, then you have come to the right place. Dr. Ascherman conveniently offers his services to the New York City area, as well as surrounding communities.
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Otoplasty Facts and Information
When performed successfully, otoplasty can bring the ears closer to the head, reduce the size of large ears, or reshape the cartilage of the ears. Specifically, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, ear surgery helps to give the ears a more natural shape.
Depending on the age of the patient, otoplasty may be performed as an outpatient procedure or with the aid of general anesthesia (particularly with young children). Incisions are made behind the ear which prevents any visible scars following surgery.
One of the biggest incentives of otoplasty is that the surgery is relatively pain-free and most patients only experience a slight discomfort after the procedure. Generally, it takes about a week for the swelling to go down, and for roughly three weeks the ears may be overly sensitive. It is also normal for ears to feel numb for two to three months.
Of course, risks are associated with all types of cosmetic surgery. Though otoplasty is considered to be a safe and routine operation, complications can occur, such as: bleeding, infection, blood clots, scarring, and cosmetic dissatisfaction.
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Remember, you do not have to go through life embarrassed or unhappy with your body and/or appearance. If you do not like the way your ears look, whether it is their size or placement, you have the ability to make a change.
To schedule your otoplasty consultation with Dr. Ascherman, contact his professional staff today by calling 212-305-9612.