Prominent Ears Correction: EARFOLD

Written by: Dr. Pedro Pérez-Escariz Sánchez
Edited by: Anna Raventós Rodríguez


What are ears "in soplillo"?

Also called "prominent or handle" (Hellix valgus) are the head protruding ears and protruding over your taste. Surgery that corrects is otoplasty. So far the only definitive treatment.


What is EarFold?

It is a novel and simple technique that corrects protruding ears by means of permanent implants that the surgeon placed under the skin (similar to a staple).

Under local anesthesia, a small incision is made where it is introduced. Without dressing, with minimal discomfort the patient can return to normal life the next day.


What patients is indicated EarFold?

Patients over 8 years. After scanning will be the surgeon himself who indicate whether a candidate.

This technique is indicated to correct asymmetries and protruding ears mainly on top.


What are the advantages?

  • Recovery is much faster compared to traditional otoplasty.
  • Bandage required and is performed with a minimal incision.
  • The patient can see the result before deciding to taste correction! In the consultation a tester that simulates the final result is used and ... decide!
  • Treatment time ranges from 15 to 45 min. in medical practice itself.
  • Its cost is cheaper than surgery.
*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Pedro Pérez-Escariz Sánchez
Plastic surgery

Degree in medicine and surgery from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Dr. Pedro Sanchez Perez-Escariz has a long formation which extends in the most prestigious hospitals in Europe and the United States. Your cosmetic surgeon specialization has led him to be the author of several chapters in books on the subject and participated in numerous forums and conferences. Dr. Pérez-Escariz also has an experience of 30 years and is currently working as a plastic surgeon Unit of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery IBERMUTUAMUR (Central Services of Madrid).

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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