The problem of prominent ear arises from the condition of ears –having anatomically different position- being bent vertically to skull. This deformity affecting the beauty of face aesthetically gives rise to lack of self-confidence especially in childhood due to being a figure of fun. Most of our patients with the problem of prominent ear complaining for being unable to tie their hair as they wish, being unable to give the form they wish and even being unable to use hat are able to easily overcome this deformity by the prominent ear aesthetic with thread.
What is prominent ear aesthetic with thread?
Prominent ear aesthetic with thread is an operation without cut which can be applied instead of classic autoplasty to patients having protruding overtness. Prominent ear aesthetic with thread being applied since 2010 within the body of Estetik International clinics is a technique which had been developed by our founder Surgeon Bulent Cihantimur. It had been called as prominent ear aesthetic with thread due to the medical threads used in drawing the ear to suitable position.
Who can have prominent ear aesthetic with thread operation?
The ones having symmetry problem in ears, having overtness of ear, not wanting to take the possible risks of surgery, not wanting to have general anesthesia and cuts can have prominent ear aesthetic with thread operation. As the ears complete their development by age 6, we suggest the prominent ear aesthetic with thread operation to be performed by the age 6 in the period prior to school for it support the children’s psycho-social development and for the children not to face self-confidence problem. Moreover, as prominent ear aesthetic with thread operation is an interference to outer region of the ear, no problems relevant to hearing occur.
Advantages of prominent ear aesthetic with thread Prominent ear aesthetic with thread has many advantages. Especially;
How the examination of prominent ear aesthetic with thread performed?
In the examination of prominent ear aesthetic with thread, the overtness and symmetry of ears are controlled. As per the preference of the patient and the surgeon it can be decided for general or local anesthesia. How the prominent ear aesthetic with thread performed?
It is started with the determined anesthesia to the prominent ear aesthetic with thread. The medical thread -which is placed by a needle from upper cartilage tissue of ear- is drawn and suitable angle of the ear is ensured. The same is also applied to the other ear and the inlet locations of needle are closed with small bands. The patient can control the angle ear during and after the operation.
After prominent ear aesthetic with thread
An extremely comfortable recovery period is passed after prominent ear aesthetic with thread. An hairband is applied on the head of the patient after completion of operation and the patient is discharged. The patient can immediately return to social life, and only it is suggested for her/him to protect her/his ear against possible impacts.
Does opening occur after prominent ear aesthetic with thread?
Prominent ear aesthetic with thread, which is being applied since 2010 within our clinics and which is developed by our founder Surgeon Bulent Cihantimur, is an effective technique that had been developed in order to correct the prominent ear deformities of thousands of patients and that provides very good results. The problem of opening had been observed only on 1% of our patients, and it had been determined that they were the consequence of impacts right after the operation. The operation can easily be repeated by revision treatments.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Arda Katırcıoğlu, MD completed his primary-secondary and high school education in Ankara, and assumed...
Arda Katırcıoğlu, MD completed his primary-secondary and high school education in Ankara, and assumed the title of medical doctor from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1997. In the same year, he got into Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and completed his specialization education here as result of the thesis which he performed with experimental study on rats, named as “study of effects of the procedure of delay in neurocutaneous pedicled island flaps”.
Between 2003-2005, he worked in Ankara Private Bayındır Hospital. He established a Aesthetic Center. Arda Katırcıoğlu, who is married and father of two children, knows English and Spanish.