It is a procedure to improve the shape and size of the ears, incisions are usually made behind the ears and it is sometimes necessary to make small incisions in front of them. Each patient must be carefully evaluated to achieve the best results.
Surgery can be performed at the doctor’s office under local anesthesia for adult patients and under general anesthesia in the case of children.
Dr. Alvis has the necessary training to achieve a personalized and pleasant result.
It is outpatient (discharge the same day)
In most cases, local anesthesia is used. However, when combined with other body or face procedures, general anesthesia might be required.
Most patients return to their daily activities within 2 days.
Pain is mild.
Bruise, infection, asymmetries, skin necrosis.
Once the ears are fully mature, this usually occurs around the age of six.
Another facial or body procedure can be performed as well.
Dr. Alvis Jimenez performs Otoplasty in the clinics in Mexico City at Hospital Ángeles Lindavista and in Tijuana at NewCity Medical Plaza.