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Otoplasty in UAE

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Ear Surgery In Dubai (Otoplasty)

Otoplasty is a cosmetic procedure aimed at reshaping the ears to achieve better facial harmony. It’s often referred to as ear sculpting or ear-repair surgery. People opt for otoplasty when they are concerned about the size, position, or proportion of their ears. This can include issues like earlobes that protrude excessively or ears that are too short or misshapen. Unfortunately, these ear-related concerns can lead to emotional distress and impact self-esteem for a lifetime. Many parents choose to have their children undergo otoplasty at an early age to prevent potential bullying and long-term psychological effects.

The outcomes of otoplasty can vary based on individual preferences and practical possibilities. However, the procedure has been shown to significantly improve self-confidence, especially among children and teenagers. If you’re considering ear surgery in Dubai and searching for a skilled otoplasty surgeon, Dr. Yasser Khattab is an excellent choice to ensure the best possible results.

When Should You Think About Ear Surgery?

You might be a suitable candidate for otoplasty in Dubai if you have:

How Does Ear Surgery Fix Deformed Ears?

If your ears stick out, surgery can pin them back close to your head. If one ear is higher than the other, surgery can make them more even. The scars are typically hidden behind your ear where it joins your head.

Different Kinds of Ear Surgery

  1. Ear Augmentation

Ear Augmentation focuses on changing and improving the shape of the outer part of the ear (pinna) or the cartilage to make it more even and noticeable.

  1. Ear Pinning

Ear pinning surgery is done to bring ears that stick out closer to the head, making them look more in line with the rest of the head.

  1. Ear Reduction

People with unusually large ears, a condition called macrotia, might consider ear reduction surgery in Dubai. This procedure can reduce the size of their ears to a more proportionate appearance.

Getting Ready for Ear Surgery

When you meet Dr. Yasser Khattab for your ear correction, he will ask about your medical history and any allergies you might have, especially related to anesthesia. He will examine your ears to understand what needs to be done and discuss the possible changes you can expect from the surgery. Before scheduling your otoplasty surgery, Dr. Yasser will recommend the following preparations:

  1. Avoid certain medications like aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, or herbal supplements, as they might increase the risk of bleeding.
  2. Maintain a balanced diet and stay hydrated.
  3. Depending on your regular medications, the surgeon might suggest adjustments in consultation with your primary doctor.
  4. Follow any specific dietary instructions provided by the surgeon.

The Ear Surgery Process Simplified

Even though this surgery usually happens at a hospital with general anesthesia, for adults, it can be done with local anesthesia. Here’s how it typically goes:

  1. The surgeon marks and makes cuts on the ears, usually at two spots – one behind the ear and the other in the ear’s natural folds.
  2. Changes are made to the cartilage or lobular part. Extra skin or cartilage might be removed from the surgical area.
  3. If more volume is needed, cartilage grafts can be added, and the lobular part reshaped.
  4. The cuts are closed with stitches that dissolve on their own.

After surgery, the ears are wrapped in bandages and a special garment to help them heal. This needs careful attention for about a week.

Surgery always has some risks. There might be bleeding, unevenness, slow healing, or infection. These usually go away as the ears heal.

Less often, some people might feel sensitivity or numbness for a few months, or even longer. Very rarely, scars can become thick or raised, needing extra treatment.

During your consultation, Dr. Yasser will discuss what you want, what’s needed, how the treatment will go, and what to do after the surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ear surgery (otoplasty) in Dubai

Otoplasty, also known as ear surgery, is a cosmetic procedure aimed at correcting the appearance of the ears. It’s often done to address concerns like protruding or asymmetrical ears. People of various ages, including children and adults, can consider otoplasty to enhance their ear appearance.

The duration of an otoplasty procedure can vary depending on the complexity of the case. Generally, it takes around 1 to 2 hours to complete the surgery. However, this time frame might change based on individual factors and the specific techniques used.

After the surgery, patients should expect some swelling and mild discomfort. Dressings and a compression garment are usually applied to aid in healing. Most patients can resume normal activities within a week, but rigorous physical activities should be avoided for a few weeks. Dr. Yasser will provide specific aftercare instructions to ensure a smooth recovery.

As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications. These can include infection, bleeding, scarring, and asymmetry. However, choosing an experienced surgeon like Dr. Yasser can greatly minimize these risks. During your consultation, he will discuss the potential complications and how to manage them effectively.

The results of otoplasty are typically long-lasting, especially when performed by a skilled surgeon. The corrected shape and position of the ears tend to remain stable over time. However, it’s important to note that the natural aging process can still impact the appearance of the ears to some extent.

Life-Changing Results

Dr. Yasser Khattab's Expertise in Cosmetic Surgery

Saril Ali
Saril Ali
Dr Yasser is a surgeon with exceptional skills and unwavering dedication. One of the few plastic surgeons who not only specializes in hand surgery but also in paediatric plastic surgery with a compassionate approach.
Dr Yasir Khattab is an excellent hand and plastic surgeon. I have referred many complicated cases with an outstanding outcome .
Yaser Elgazzar
Yaser Elgazzar
Excellent experienced surgeon Highly recommended
Abed Ajaj
Abed Ajaj
One of the best surgeon in uae committed and honest with the patient
Hanna G
Hanna G
I was treated by dr Yasser few times and always was very happy with his attitude to patient. His diagnoses were always explained and plan for treatment was clearly stated.. Another experience was as doctor , colleague working with dr Yasser. I consider him as an excellent surgeon, very skilled, very modest and always very polite and respectful to all staff in OT.. Definitely I would recommend dr Yasser as a plastic, reconstructive surgeon.. Extremely skilled in surgical procedures like fractures or injuries of hand including construction of damaged nerves..
Randa Chad
Randa Chad
Dr. Yasser is very professional and helpful in all medical matters. Highly recommend if you have any issue in hand / plastic surgeries!
Olimpia Carmen
Olimpia Carmen
Excellent doctor, professional and empathetic with his patients, always in top with his expertise in his field, very respected by colleagues surgeons and any medical professional. His opinion counts, and he is trusted in all medical decisions taken, for the best of his patients. His hands are having healing powers, as well as his words of encouragement, support and guidance.
Neeb Aoun
Neeb Aoun
Dr Yasser has been an amazing surgeon. He has been welcoming and listened to my concerns and diagnosed the problems correctly and this helped improve my symptoms. I really wish best for this doctor.
Grace Salazar
Grace Salazar
Dr. Yasser Khattab, is extremely professional: he takes time to listen and to explain. I can tell he truly cares about his patients, his services are highly recommended.

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