The scoop ear is usually inherited. In other words, if it exists in the parents, it can also be in the child. Can be seen more in male children. There is usually no other disease that accompanies the scoop ear. The Shape of the ear has no effect on hearing, and the problem is only a cosmetic problem.
If it is noticed in infancy, this method does not provide a definitive solution, even if its progression can be stopped somewhat by applying a hairband. Scoop ear disorder can be permanently corrected only by surgery.
- A scoop ear operation is usually set up on removing excess tissue through small incisions behind the ear.
- These incisions, made on the folds behind the ear, leave almost no traces.
- Aesthetic and plastic surgery specialists make a personalized scoop ear operation plan.
- The most common method is to reduce excess cartilage in the ear by rasping, removing it if necessary, and giving the ear a new shape that is curved back with special stitches that are not absorbed by the body.