Simple Tips for Ear Lobule Reconstruction-“Lobuloplasty Revisited”
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Lobuloplasty is one of the most common procedures done in outpatient basis. It is performed by a wide spectrum of surgeons ranging from general surgeon to plastic surgeon. Inspite of the innumerous techniques used, the ultimate aim of the surgery is to obtain a soft supple lobule with a well-hidden cosmetic scar without the complication of recurrence. Single site local anaesthesia, scoring and undermining of the lobule flaps and the introduction of a small cartilage piece in recurrent cases can change the outcome of the patients result. This article explains how subtle changes are still possible in common procedures like lobuloplasty to change the outcome of the results.
KeywordsLobuloplasty Cartilage Local anaesthesia
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Informed written consent has been taken from the patients on which surgeries were performed as per the hospital protocol.
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