Bat ears can occur at birth from genetics or after birth from any reasons. Even though it does not lead or have negative effects to health issues, it may cause a social problem because a person with bat ears has a chance to be bullied at school, resulting in shame and less self-confidence.
So, how do bat ears look like? Normally, measuring from ears’ rims, our ears should lie backwards with an angle of approximately 25-35 degree.
Why Ear Surgery at Nida Esth’?
- The expertise of a surgeon – Dr. Piya Rungruxsiri – who has special techniques and more-than-19-year experience in surgical field
- Anesthesiologists and nurse teams who have experiences in taking care patients and hospitalization both local and international
- Tiny incisions and less bruises, allowing patients to live normally after the procedure
Ear Surgery Process
Ear surgery is not a major surgery with no risk and no need for hospital admission. It takes only an hour to finish the procedure.
- Rip out cartilage bones and stitch them backwards.
- The incisions take place at the back of ears. If skin turns out to be sagging, a plastic surgeon may need to remove some skin to tighten the areas. The surgeon will adjust and find the right method to fit individual patients the most.
- In the case that needs to correct cartilage bones’ shape; for example, patients might have insufficient cartilage bones. There may be a need for other cartilage bones from other parts as a substitution.
Post-operation care for ear surgery
A surgeon usually bandages the incisions for 5-6 days until the follow-up for stitching off. Patients can wash their hair 3-4 days afterwards.