Am I A Good Candidate For Ear Pinning?

In this article we are going to find out if you are a good candidate for Ear Pinning (Otoplasty). The most common Otoplasty procedures are conducted to correct protruding ears or repair torn earlobes. Here we are going to figure out if you are a good candidate for the surgery.

Damaged Ears (Ear Pinning Otoplasty)

If you have a damaged ear that has not fully healed yet, it is probably going to be best for you to wait until the ear has fully healed the worst of the damage before getting an Otoplasty or Ear Pinning.

However, this is not a hard and fast rule. Everyone must talk to their surgeon and find out what the best course of action will be for them. However, if you are trying to correct protruding ears or shortening long earlobes then this surgery can usually be done at any time. Contacting your surgeon is usually thee best bet for finding out answers to these questions.

READ: What is Ear Pinning? (Otoplasty)

Am I Too Old Or Young For Otoplasty?ear pinning boy

A lot of parents will be looking for Ear Pinning for their children after seeing that their ears are very big or simply don’t fit their face. In order to protect their children from ridicule they will seek to get this problem fixed as soon as possible. However, you must wait until the child’s ears are fully formed before surgery can become an option. This is usually around the age of 4 or 5.

For adults however there is no age barrier. This is because the ears are fully formed and are not going to grow out of the surgery. If you have been unhappy with your ears for years and want it changed then age will not stop you as the cartilage in our ears remains soft all of our lives.

READ: How Much Does A UK Otoplasty Cost? (Ear Pinning)

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Otoplasty is performed under general anaesthetic, this means that you will be put to sleep for the procedure. In order for this to happen you need to ensure that you are not allergic to the anaesthetic (speak to your surgeon) and are not ill.

You may also need to change or stop any medication that you are on before the operation, to find more out about this speak to your surgeon and doctor.

READ: How Do I Prepare For Ear Pinning Surgery? (Otoplasty)

Can I Get An Otoplasty? (Ear Pinning)

If you are still unsure, your best bet is to contact your surgeons and ask them if you are. Everyone’s situation is different and in order to see if you are able to have one, you will need to contact your surgeon.



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