BEFORE THE SURGERY
Your surgeon will realize a preoperative evaluation to determine conditions of
the tissues for the surgery as well as
the general conditions, will request a
series of examinations to value your general state and derterminar if you are
conditions to surrender to this surgery.
It is recommended to abstain from smoking at least two weeks before the procedure,
as well as to avoid to take
anticoagulative medication or for circulation for
two weeks and anti-inflamatoarios as aspirin, Naxen, Ibuprofeno at
least one week
before the surgery.
This procedure can ralizar under local anesthesia with or without sedation.
The procedure consists of realizing an incision for behind of the ear, by this
incision the cartilages are molded with
the use of sutures to fix them backward
and to lean them to the head.
The surgery is ambulatory, that implies that you don´t need from
when it is realized as the only surgery, after a few hours of
recovery after the
surgery we will decide your discharge if it is in
condiciónes of continuing your
recovery in house, your first visits of review,
will be to the 4 to 6 days, time
for which it will value the retirement of
The following visit will be two weeks to
evaluate the evolution and to do the
recommendations as for the care of the scar,
later the reviews will
be every two weeks up
to completing three months of the surgery.
The time of recovery
to do daily activities in
house will be two to three days, for labour
it will be seven to ten days and to
do exercise and activities more extenuantes
will be until the month. The time to evaluate
the final score without information
mmatory process and with the maturation of
the scars it will be to the
two to three
We will recommend you a serie of care after the surgery, certainly there
a diet without irritants and high in proteins and fiber, care
of the wounds is
recommended, there will be indicated you the use of an
elastic band by seven to
ten days, as well as to take medicines anti-
inflammatory and antibiotic, we will
indicate you take care of the skin and
the scars by means of massages and special
creams for it.
STAY IN HOSPITAL
4 - 6 days
7 - 10 days
It is recommended to avoid the horizontal position for two weeks,
for what you will have to sleep with pillows in
such a way that the face is always
at level higher that the rest of the body, as well as to avoid exhibition prolonged
the Sun by four weeks.
The surgical and anaesthetic risks always exist, the possibility of incidents
during the surgery depends on diverse
factors, like age, general state of health,
presence of chronic-degenerative illnesses as diabetes, hypertension,
illnesses, anemia, etc; duration of the surgery, and factors as ingestion of medicines
earlier mentioned or
nicotinism; we determine these risks in the evaluation pre-operative
and with the analyses and pre-operative studies,
if we detect some anomaly that
increases these risks we will inform you, as well as the possibility of not doing
surgery if these risks are very high.
The most frequent complications are: Haematoma, scare abnormal, Asymmetry, etc.
your surgeon will explain you
and will clarify any doubt with regard to these
The anaesthetic complications are slightly possible in healthy persons, the incidence
of complications is minor
with the local anesthesia that with the general anesthesia
and they are in direct relation with the time of anesthesia,
for what the risks
increase lightly if the time of surgery increases on having done several surgeries
in the same
procedure, these complications can be from reaction anafiláctica,
shock up to hipoxia cerebral and death,
nevertheless the above mentioned present
to themselves with very small frequency from 1 to 2 of every 2000
this type. Therefore you have to know the risks that you traverse with this surgery,
thanks to the
preoperative suitable evaluation, the possibility of satisfaction
is with much, bigger than the risks.
DOES NOT REPLACE
the personal information of your surgeon,
after evaluating your case.