Cosmetic ear correction, also known as otoplasty, is a refined surgical procedure that reshapes and refines the ears to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. At Irfan Plastic Surgery, we offer this procedure in Liverpool and surrounding areas, empowering individuals to embrace their desired look and radiate newfound confidence. Cosmetic ear correction in Liverpool is possible by visiting one of Mr Khan’s clinics and discussing your needs.

Understanding Cosmetic Ear Correction

Cosmetic ear correction is a meticulous surgical intervention that addresses a wide spectrum of ear concerns, including:

Protruding ears

This common aesthetic concern, also known as prominent ears or bat ears, can significantly impact an individual’s self-esteem. Otoplasty effectively positions the ears closer to the head, creating a more balanced facial profile.

Asymmetrical ears

When the ears are uneven in size, shape, or position, it can lead to a sense of facial imbalance. Cosmetic ear correction can restore symmetry and harmonize facial features.

Oversized ears

Ears that appear larger than the average proportion can be a source of self-consciousness. Otoplasty can reduce the size of the ears, creating a more aesthetically pleasing proportion.

Ear deformities

Deformities caused by injury, congenital conditions, or trauma can significantly impact the appearance and function of the ears. Cosmetic ear correction can restore the natural shape and function of the ears.

Ideal Candidates for Ear Correction

Individuals who are unhappy with the appearance of their ears and are in good overall health are potential candidates for cosmetic ear correction. Realistic expectations and a willingness to adhere to pre- and post-operative instructions are essential for a successful outcome.

The Ear Correction Procedure

Cosmetic ear correction is typically performed under general anaesthesia to ensure patient comfort. The procedure involves a small incision behind the ear, allowing the surgeon to access the underlying cartilage. The cartilage is then carefully reshaped to achieve the desired ear contour. In some cases, the surgeon will remove excess skin or tissue to further refine the ear’s appearance. The incisions are then closed with sutures.

Recovery and Expectations

Following the procedure, some swelling, bruising, and discomfort are common. Patients can manage these with pain medication and cold compresses. Most patients can return to work within a week; however, strenuous activities and contact sports should be avoided for at least 4 to 6 weeks to allow for healing.

Transforming Lives with Cosmetic Ear Correction

Cosmetic ear correction offers a range of benefits including enhanced or improved appearance and elevated self-confidence and self-esteem. For some patients otoplasty can even enhance hearing by reshaping the ear and improving the ear canal’s function.

Booking Cosmetic Ear Correction in Liverpool

At Irfan Plastic Surgery, we offer a compassionate and personalised approach to cosmetic ear correction in Liverpool and other locations in North West England. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and explore the options available to you.