CO2 Laser-Assisted Otoplasty: A New Dermatosurgical Procedure

  title={CO2 Laser-Assisted Otoplasty: A New Dermatosurgical Procedure},
  author={H. L. Silva},
  • H. L. Silva
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Otoplasty is the surgical procedure characteristically performed to improve the appearance of unpleasant, protruding auricles. An incision in the back of the ear with or without excision of cartilage is the usual approach. A novel technique performed with CO 2 laser is presented. The objective of CO 2 laser-assisted otoplasty is to decrease the mastoid-scapha angle up to approximately 30°; also, the conchal-scapha angle should be reduced to its usual of approximately 90°. The aims of this… CONTINUE READING


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