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What is Earfold? The new method of prominent ear correction

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Prominent ears, commonly known as bat ears, arise when there is failure of the anti helical fold to develop.  The anti-helical fold is the natural fold of the ear that is flat in patients with bat ears.  The aim of surgery is to recreate this fold and bend the sticking out part of ear backwards. The surgery to correct sticking out ears is called pinnaplasty or otoplasty.  Pinnaplasty involved making a long incision on the back of the ear and then scoring the cartilage or using stitches to fold back the cartilage.  Patients would often need to wear a dressing…

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