How is the postoperative?Both children and adults are well a few hours after the operation. Once finished, a bandage is placed around the head. It is possible to feel some pain in the ears during the first few days, although the discomfort is relieved with medication.
After one to two days the bandage is changed, for one that looks like a headband. It is essential to follow the recommendations regarding the use of these bandages, mainly during sleeping hours. During the first month, avoid bending the ears.
Adults can return to their usual duties five days after the operation. Children can return to school after a week, avoiding physical activity.
The stitches are removed between 5-7 days.
Physical activity: it can be resumed four weeks after the operation.