The operation of prominent external ears is done under local anaesthetic. A cut is being made at the back of the external ear, the cartilage is made smaller and is drawn into the wished for position with fine fibres. The cut behind the external ear is closed with a continuos seam, which is torn after 6-7 days. For this time being a bandage is applied. Presupposition for a quick healing is carrying an elastic bondage for sleeping for the next two months.
Duration of operation: 0,45 - 1 h