Normally, if we have minor ear deformities, they are not easily noticed. However, if these deformities are major, they are noticed at first look. The most commonly seen major deformity of the ears is prominent ear deformity. Although a great number of aesthetic operations require the minimum age limit 17, aesthetic ear surgeries are performed after the age on six as the majority of ear maturization is completed until six years old. Aesthetic ear operations must be done at preschool time would not be picked on among their friends. Ear deformities are agreed to be a significant problem by people who are especially at puberty stage. Hairs are grown and untidied to camouflage the ears. This operation enables both the correction of ear deformity and resolution of psychological problem.
Prominent ear operation which is named otoplasty is performed with general anesthesia or local anesthesia. Usually general anesthesia is used after ten years old. Duration of operation takes about one and a half hours. Scars are not seen as insicion is performed to the post auricular area. Depending on the chosen technic, bandage can be used up to 3 days.