Prominent Ear Correction – Post-operative Instructions

Instructions on discharge

  • The pressure garment needs to be worn day and night until the dressing clinic at about 1 week.
  • All dressings to be kept dry until further instructed.
  • TED stockings to be worn for 2 weeks.
  • Discharge with standard painkillers.

Dressing clinic

  • Usually about a week after surgery when the pressure garment will be removed.
  • All sutures are dissolvable unless otherwise informed.

Activities

  • No restrictions but avoid strenuous activities for the first 2 weeks.
  • Sleep with head slightly elevated on a few pillows for the first week and avoid bending head down.

Wound Care

  • Moisturise scar for 3 months.

Special Instructions

  • Head band to be worn around the ears at night for 1 month.

IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY PROBLEMS OR HAVE ANY QUERIES FOLLOWING YOUR SURGERY PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT THE WARD.

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