Protruding ears in children can often lead to a child being teased at school. It is due to a defect in part of the cartilage (gristle) of the ear, and one or both ears can be affected.
The operation involves a general anaesthetic. While the child is asleep the cartilage is exposed from behind the ear and the deficient fold in the cartilage is reconstructed. Often dissolvable stitches are used to close the skin, but this varies from surgeon to surgeon. A head bandage left in place for two weeks to help the ears heal in their new position.
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