Many people are born with ear disfigurement. A disorder of The Shape of the ear affects a person’s social life, as well as problems with self-confidence. Thanks to surgical procedures, the shape, structure of the ears give a more aesthetic appearance to the person can be corrected to give aesthetic ear surgery to bring the scoop ears closer to the head, shape the folds, or shrink larger ears than usual.

If the Y-shaped fold in the auricle is insufficient or flat, the ears are far from the head at an angle, which is usually the main reason. This operation is usually from the age of 6, when ear development is completed references These ages are also important, as the reactions that a child may see from their friends during school period can create problems psychologically. Although there is an operation performed at this age, it is often The number of people in their 20s who want to have this procedure is more.

Scoop ear surgery causes men to be unable to cut their hair short, while women may have problems such as not being able to collect their hair. Therefore, requests for surgery increase. Ear aesthetics surgery, large while it can be done with local anesthesia in ages, general anesthesia is preferred in children.


For the scoop ear surgery in Antalya and Istanbul, Turkey also called Otoplasty is a procedure that lasts upto 1.5-2 hours. Depending on the different problem in the ear, the form of surgery may also change. Because ear surgery is performed behind the ear, the surgical scar is not visible. Ear there are different methods of surgery. An incision opened behind the ear is also reached up to the cartilage tissue. Cartilage tissue can be removed, while cartilage tissue can also be shaped by rasping. Ear back without disturbing the structure of the ear it folds correctly and permanent seams are placed so that it does not open. finally, the aesthetic process is finished by placing skin stitches.

In cases, preferred a method that not only holds the ear with stitches, but also changes the direction of the cartilage. In this method, cartilage tissue is removed from the part of the ear called concha and the ear by changing the direction of the cartilage that forms its fold to the back. In this way, the recurrence condition that can occur in the ear is extremely reduced. Because in this operation, the incision made from the background of the ear is worked No Trace is then encountered. A printed bandage is applied to the patient so that there is no bleeding.


The application of printed bandages attached to the patient is very important. Because the ear is an organ with excessive blood, the printed bandage must be placed well, and ear blood is prevented. The ears can also have a few aches and pains. This it is possible to pass conditions using medication. After 4-5 days, the printed bandage is removed and wrapped with a light dressing. After these bandages are removed, tennis bandages can be used for use at night.

Using this bandage during the day helps to better protect the shape of the ear. Sutures used during surgery are self-melting and melt within 1 Week. After ear surgery, swelling close to 10 days may be. Activities in which the ear may bend should be avoided for 1.5 months. Most adults can return to work in an average of 5-7 days. Children can go to school after about 7 days, but they need to be careful with activities.

After surgery, it is necessary to protect the ears from bumps and twists for 3 months. It can cause stitches on the inside and on the skin to throw away. It can happen that the ear returns to its state before aesthetics are made. In such case the operation may need to be repeated. At the end of 3 months, the cartilage tissue will return to normal, which does not cause a problem with the blows.


After ear plastic surgery, will there be a scar?

– Because scoop ear surgeries are operations performed behind the ear, the scars will not be visible. As time passes, these traces will become uncertain.

Does scoop ear surgery affect the eardrum or hearing?

– Ear plastic surgery does not affect the eardrum or hearing, as these are procedures performed on the outer ear. It does not damage the inner structure of the ear.

Is it clear that he underwent surgery after surgery?

– After the swelling that can occur in the ear after surgery has passed, the ears get a natural appearance. In this you need to pass the time until 10 days.

When are the stitches removed?

– Since melted stitches are used in surgery, there is no such situation as ignoring stitches. Sutures begin to melt from 1 Week and disappear completely in close to 3 weeks.

When can you take a bath after surgery in Antalya and Istanbul Turkey?

– Bathing can be done 1 week after surgery. The first baths should be with warm water and short-term. . .



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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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