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otoplasty

 [o´to-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the external ear.

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas'tē),
Constructive or reparative plastic surgery of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

(ō′tə-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical repair, restoration, or alteration of the auricle of the ear.

otoplasty

A technique for correcting auricular deformities, often using the Mustard technique combined with conchal setback; symmetry is best achieved by using a standard point of reference–eg, Frankfort line

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas-tē)
Reparative surgery of the auricle of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

Any plastic surgical operation to correct cosmetically unacceptable ears. Otoplasty for prominent, bat-like ears, or for ‘lop ears’ is usually performed in childhood.
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MATERIAL and METHODS: A total of 49 patients with prominent ears were operated with incisionless otoplasty. In Group 1, 44 ears of 24 patients were operated with incisionless otoplasty without cartilage scoring.
Consultant Plastic Surgeon and developer of the earFold , Norbert Kang, said, "Following a complex outcome after a standard otoplasty procedure, early in my career, I was motivated to develop an alternative approach to correcting prominent ears.
Lam offers a wide array of facial plastic surgery options, from surgical procedures such as rhinoplasty and otoplasty to non-surgical techniques such as Botox and facial skin rejuvenation.
For men, rhinoplasty pinched the top spot for a second year with 1,043 procedures carried out, up by 5% on the year before, followed by breast reduction, blepharoplasty, otoplasty (ear surgery) and liposuction.
She was "tortured" over her ears for seven years, CNN reported, so Ilse began at the age of 10 to ask her mother is she could get her ears pinned back in a procedure called an otoplasty. The teen said the bullying "hurt so much."
The final sample was composed of 138 English-speaking families with children having same-day surgery, such as tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy, otoplasty, or eye surgery.
Rhytidectomy (face-lift) Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) Browlift Rhinoplasty ("nose job") Otoplasty (correction of ear deformity) Skin resurfacing (chemical peel, laser, or dermabrasion) Volume regeneration (e.g., fat or fillers) Chemical denervation (e.g., botulinum toxin) Cheiloplasty (lip augmentation) Implants (e.g., chin or cheek) Submentoplasty (correction of waddles beneath the chin) Liposuction/contouring TABLE 2.
A group of these surgeons from the US go over techniques for rhinoplasty, otoplasty, forehead and brow lifting, facelift, cosmetic management of the neck, minimal incision facelift, blepharoplasty, dermal fillers and botox, and facial skin rejuvenation, with information on anatomy, preoperative evaluation, treatment goals and principles, procedures, complications, cases, and equipment, with photos and illustrations.
Although the outer flap (pinna) of a dog's ears may on occasion have to be surgically removed due to injury, infection, or the presence of a cancerous lesion, ear cropping (otoplasty) is almost always performed to make a dog conform to AKC standards for its breed.
The patient refused otoplasty and was treated with itraconazole; some nodules partially regressed.
The cosmetic surgery procedures available at MPH include breast augmentation, breast reduction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction (fat removal), rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), otoplasty (ear deformity correction), rhytedectomy (face lift), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), dermabrasion(scar removal) etc.