Bermant Otoplasty Plastic Surgery of the Ears

Antia Bush Helical Slide Otoplasty Ear Surgery - Patient Photographs

Before and after Photographs of a male patient's ear surgery for missing helix rim.

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Antia Bush helical rim slide otoplasty, photographs before and after ear surgery.
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Photographs helix rim slide otoplasty on one side

Otoplasty Sculpture: Left ear helix rim slide

47 year old male did not like the missing rim defect of his left ear. The helix rim had been missing since birth.

Location Surgery: Bermant Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center (Office Operating Room)

Anesthesia: Local with sedation

A partially missing helical rim can look strange and bothered this patient. He was born with this defect of the helix. The Antia Helical Rim Slide moves the upper and lower portions of the helix together. Please start here to view pictures of this patient before and after surgery.

Photographs skin and cartilage defect helix rim of ear. Photograph before helix rim advancement otoplasty
Photographs after cartilage and skin repaired by antia bush helix slide otoplasty. Photograph after helix rim advancement otoplasty
Photographs of plan for helical slide otoplasty for deformity of helix skin and cartilage. Photograph of markings and plan before helix rim advancement otoplasty
Photographs of measurement of ear after Antia Bush Helix Slide Otoplasty. Photograph after helix rim advancement otoplasty showing measurement of ear height.

Helix slide otoplasty fills in the defect of the rim with the remaining helix. Please start here to view photographs about this surgery. Helix skin and cartilage from the front of the ear was moved up to close the defect. Cartilage from below the defect moves up. The cartilage of the advanced helix is sewn to its new location along the scapha cartilage. Dr. Bermant then sculpts the helix skin. The anterior helix skin is then repaired in its new position. The Antia Bush Helix Slide Otoplasty bunches skin behind the ear. Dr. Bermant then sculpts this defect balancing the need to maintain blood supply. A slight excess here generally smoothes out over time.

  Raising / Advancing Helix Rim   Sculpting and Repair of Helix    
Helix slid otoplasty photographs during ear surgery
Photographs during helix slide otoplasty for deformity of the helix rim

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Photographs anterior helix slide during otoplasty ear surgery. Anterior Edge of Helix Slide - Dr. Bermant advances the front edge of the Helix to close the defect in a "V to Y" flap during this otoplasty.
Photographs of helix cartilage repair during Antia Bush Helical Slide Otoplasty Ear surgery. Helix Rim Repair to Scapha Fossa Cartilage - Photographs during helix rim slide otoplasty ear surgery.
Photographs skin and cartilage repair during helix slide otoplasty ear surgery. Helix Rim Skin Repair - Dr. Bermant repairs the skin incision that hides at the edge of the helix. Photographs during otoplasty ear surgery.
Photographs of anterior skin and caritlage repair during Helix Slide Otoplasty. Photographs Anterior Helix Skin Closure - after advancement, Dr. Bermant closes the skin during this helix advancement otoplasty ear surgery.
Photographs skin repair behind ear during helix slide otoplasty. Sculpture Behind the Ear - Photographs of sculpting the excess skin behind the ear after the advancement.

To better understand the otoplasty ear sculpture for this patient, please take your time to browse through all of the Photographs about his surgery.

More Before / After / During Helix Otoplasty

Photographs before helix slide otoplasty Photographs after helix slide otoplasty Photographs of plan before helix slide otoplasty Antia Bush helical slide of helix rim of ear - otoplasty
Photographs of Helix Slide Otoplasty Repair Ear Defect Photographs During Helix Slide Otoplasty More Photographs During Helix Otoplasty
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