In order to balance and proportionately enhance the face, otoplasty, a cosmetic treatment, can pin back excessively big or projecting ears. A lifetime of uneasiness can result from protruding ears, which are typically apparent at an early age. Both adult and paediatric patients can benefit from a more symmetrical appearance and boost in self-confidence by having their ears pinched back and brought closer to the head.

Dr. Manwani feels proud to provide otoplasty to his patients at Cosmetic Surgery Mumbai in order to boost their self-esteem and enable them to fully adore their appearance.


Depending on the patient’s preferences and the surgeon’s advice, otoplasty can be performed under general anaesthesia or local anaesthesia combined with intravenous sedation. The patient will be thoroughly sedated before incisions are performed behind the ears. All incisions will be discretely placed and concealed between the skin’s and ears’ organic folds. The surgeon can access the underlying cartilage and tissue after making the proper incisions.

Excess cartilage may be removed during surgery, although most of the time it merely has to be adjusted or repositioned. The incisions will be sutured shut once the ear has been successfully reshaped. After surgery, non-removable sutures may stabilise the ears and stop any further movement. For individuals who are younger and whose ears may be more amenable to reshaping, dissolvable or detachable sutures are occasionally appropriate.

The treatment typically takes two hours or less, requires no hospitalisation, and produces effects that last a lifetime. The day after surgery, patients can go back to their homes.


Bruising, swelling, tenderness, and hurting for one to two weeks are otoplasty side effects. For a few weeks following surgery, the ears may feel stiff or sore. To keep the ears in place while they recover, a compression dressing will be applied to them. The dressing is often taken off after 48 hours, at which point a supporting, floppy headband should be worn at night to guard against ear injury.

Patients will need to take roughly a week off from their typical activities, such as going to work or school. In about two weeks, the most obvious adverse effects, such as bruising and swelling, will go away. After three weeks, you can start doing exercise and other demanding activities again. In order to prevent ear damage, contact sports should be avoided for six to eight weeks. Proper head protection should also be worn.

Results will be visible right away, but they won’t be fully visible for four to six weeks after the operation. It will take several months for the swelling to entirely go down, and throughout this period the ears might continue to adjust. Incision scars take 12 to 18 months to fully develop. Scars that have fully developed will be small, white, and barely discernible.




Choosing a surgeon with extensive proficiency in the field and multifaceted training is crucial to having a pleasant and rewarding surgical experience. As a pioneer in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Manwani treats every otoplasty procedure with artistic rigour and considerate care, ensuring that patients receive the best possible cosmetic outcomes.


You are probably an excellent candidate for otoplasty if you suffer from bulging or big ears that negatively affect your self-image. Schedule an appointment with us to learn more about this technique if you frequently turn to wearing hats or a certain hairdo to disguise your ears. If you are a good candidate for this operation, we may assess your ears and make that determination.

The effects of ear pinning are long-lasting. After your otoplasty has healed, you can enjoy your new appearance for years to come. There is a small chance that the ears will revert to their natural position in adult otoplasty patients. We take all required precautions to prevent this from happening to our patients, including the use of non-removable sutures.

Behind the ear, scars will be entirely concealed. To make our incisions as undetectable as possible, we place them within the ear’s natural folds. Scars won’t be noticeable and will be extremely small once they’ve matured. Longer hairstyles can readily conceal scarring, though most patients don’t need this because their scars are so hard to see.

Before having your ears wet after surgery, you will need to wait until your bandages have been taken off, which should take about 48 hours. Swimming and other water activities must be avoided for the first two weeks or until your incisions have fully healed.

Absolutely. Some people don’t need to pin back both ears since they have asymmetrical ears. By mimicking the placement of the opposing ear, we may create symmetry here by working only on one side.



If you have any questions or would like to book an appointment with Dr Manwani, please contact us.



If you have any questions or would like to book an appointment with Dr Manwani, please contact us.

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