Ear Correction / Otoplasty

This is a surgical procedure designed to correct prominent ears in children and adults, creating a better aesthetic balance.

The procedure may involve the placing of simple sutures in the ear cartilage to reposition the ears closer to the skull or the removal of cartilage. Often these procedures are performed in combination. Local anaesthetic, conscious sedation, or general anaesthesia may be used. A hidden incision is usually made behind the ear. Specialized sutures are used to “pin” the ears back to a more normal position and restore normal ear anatomy.

A head bandage is usually required for one week. When the bandage is removed, the surgeon may ask you to wear a headband for several weeks to assist in keeping the ears in the correct position especially during the night.

About Dr. Matteo Vigo

Dr. Matteo Vigo has more than 10 years of practice in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University in Milan (Italy) in 2004 and started his residency period in the Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit in Verona, Italy in 2005. He worked in the Breast Unit where he developed his skills in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery alongside the full spectrum of plastic surgery procedures. In 2009, he qualified as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for his work on “Total Breast Reconstruction with Fat in Patients with Breast Implants” for which he received a quotation of 70/70, cum laude. During his work in the field of aesthetic surgery, he developed in-depth experience in breast surgery, liposuction and body reshaping techniques. He was the main instructor and lecturer for Europe and the Middle East for “Celution and Pure Graft systems” by Cytori (a San Diego-based Company), lecturing in various specialised congresses around the world. Dr. Matteo Vigo started working in Dubai in 2012. He was Chief of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital until March 2017. During his time at the Bioscience Clinic Middle East, he developed an interest in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on the use of stem cells. Dr. Matteo Vigo joined the aesthetic team at the Amwaj Polyclinic in September of 2018. He became Medical Director of the clinic in December 2018.

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