Surgical Details of Reduction Otoplasty to Reduce Scapha and Helix - Dissection and Reducing the Cartilage
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||Pictures During Reduction Otoplasty Surgery - Plan of Scapha Reduction
||Pictures During Reduction Otoplasty Surgery - After Scapha Reduction
Look at the difference before and after the scaphoid fossa and helix reduction in the pictures above before and after surgery. Notice how the ear is better balanced after surgery, the elongated scapha no longer distorts the ear.
Dr. Bermant prefers to hide as many of the incisions as possible during scaphoid fossa ear reduction otoplasty. The skin incision is along the helix edge. Dr. Bermant then divides the cartilage of the helix from the scapha and the rest of the ear. The helix rim of the ear skin and cartilage maintain their sensation and blood supply from behind the ear. Dr. Bermant then removes the excess scaphoid fossa skin and cartilage, 6 mm in this patient's ear reduction.
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