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Discover the Best Clinics and Costs for Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Greece 2023

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Otoplasty (ear surgery) Overview in Greece

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How it works
What to expect
Surgery Time - 2 hours
Stay in the country - 7 days
Rehabilitation - 30 days
Anesthesia - Local anesthesia
Verified patient reviews - 18
Requests processed - 110449
Bookimed fees - $0
Types of Otoplasty (ear surgery)
  • This procedure reconstructs damaged ears, using grafts or prosthetics. It improves appearance and hearing, offering a confidence boost.

  • This surgery uses artificial ear replacements to restore ear shape in persons with damaged or missing organ.

  • The procedure corrects drooping or enlarged ears, reshaping them for improved aesthetics and confidence, through a gentle surgical process.

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Step-by-Step Roadmap

Day 1: Arrival

  • Arrive in the country and transfer to the hotel.
  • Settle in and rest for your surgery the next day.

Day 2: Pre-Operation

  • Transfer from the hotel to the clinic.
  • Consultation with the ear specialist and surgeon.
  • Undergo required medical tests for the surgery.

Day 3: Otoplasty (Ear Surgery)

  • Arrive at the clinic for your surgery.
  • Undergo Otoplasty, which typically lasts 1-2 hours.
  • The surgery is done under local or general anesthesia.
  • After surgery, transfer back to the hotel for recovery.

Day 4: Post-Operation

  • Return to the clinic for a post-op check-up.
  • Receive post-op medications and a compression corset.
  • Transfer back to the hotel for further recovery.

Week 1: Rehabilitation

  • Rest and recover at the hotel.
  • Follow the surgeon"s instructions for post-op care.
  • Limit physical activities to aid healing.

Week 2-4: Further Rehabilitation

  • Continue to rest and recover at home.
  • Return to work after 2 weeks, if feeling well.
  • Resume light physical activities after 3 weeks.
  • See the final result after 4 weeks.

Please note that each case is individual and the timeline may vary based on your personal health condition and recovery speed.

While Otoplasty (ear surgery) treatment offers are not be available in Greece, we've selected the TOP offers based on feedback from Bookimed patients.

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Turkey, Istanbul
Hair transplant specialist - Leyla Arvas
25 years of experience

Premium Otoplasty (ear surgery) All Included with Dr. Burak Pasinlioğlu at Quartz Clinique

  • Expert Care: Receive care from a highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Burak Pasinlioğlu.
  • Quality Service: Enjoy premium quality service at a multi-specialty medical center, Quartz Clinique.
  • Comprehensive Care: Receive comprehensive care with consultations, follow-up visits, compression corsets and more.
  • Convenience: Experience convenience with sedation, video or text consultation and 4* hotel.
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Poland, Jelenia Góra
Plastic surgeon - Aleksandra Luniewska
17 years of experience
  • Consultation with a highly experienced plastic surgeron - Dr. Aleksandra Luniewska (first working year 2006)
  • Blood tests and local anesthesia included
  • 1 Day stay in the hospital and 1 Day stay in the hotel
  • Highly experienced staff and excellent patient care
  • Satisfying results with positive feedback from patients
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Czech Republic, Horovice
Plastic surgeon - Patrik Richtr
24 years of experience
  • Highly experienced doctor - Dr. Patrik Richtr with over 20 years experience in the field of plastic and aesthetic surgery
  • State-of-the-art surgical facility at Horovice Hospital - Czech Hospital of Horovice, Czech Republic
  • All-inclusive package including consumable materials, local anesthesia, and VIP transfer
  • 0 Days stay in the hospital, 4 Days stay in the hotel
  • Patient review: great service, pleasing results, and simple recovery
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What's the Cost for Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Greece? Find Out Now

updated 9/25/2023
The average price of Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Greece is $2125, the minimum price is $1334, and the maximum price is $3050.
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Ear Reconstruction from $6000 from $1590 -
Ear lift surgery - - -
Otoplasty (ear surgery) from $4000 from $795 from $1800
Prosthetic ear - - -
The total cost is calculated individually. It may range depending on your medical issue, doctor's qualification, procedure complexity and related complications (if they occur). You’ll get the exact price for a plastic surgery procedure after a consultation with a doctor.
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Discover the Best Otoplasty (ear surgery) Clinics in Greece: 2 Verified Options and Prices
Check the hospital ranking based on requests and 18 reviews to pick the right Otoplasty (ear surgery) clinic for you.
Interbalkan European Medical Center
Greece, Thessaloniki
100% patients recommend

European Interbalkan Medical Center is a multidisciplinary hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The specialties are the following: robotic surgery, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, oncology and complete examination (check-up).

The hospital cooperates with the world’s leading medical institutions — Massachusetts General Hospital (USA) and Harvard University (USA).

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Hospital certificates and accreditation of quality

TEMOS International Healthcare Accreditation certificate for Interbalkan European Medical Center Global Healthcare Accreditation Program certificate for Interbalkan European Medical Center

Otoplasty (ear surgery) Patient Experience Reviews

Verified review.
The hospital is big. This has both positive and negative points . Due to the number of people, sometimes it resembles a shopping center. And it adds a bit of chaos, both to the logistics of finding the right department or office, and to the general atmosphere. Doctors and staff are most friendly and helpful.
— Александра
Ukraine, May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022 • Verified review.
Seneca Hair Restoration Thessaloniki
Greece, Thessaloniki
92% patients recommend

Seneca Hair Restoration is a private single-specialty medical center located in Thessaloniki, Greece. The team accepts patients with hair issues. Seneca Medical Group has been awarded the International Business Excellence Award 2018, the Best Hair Clinic Award 2018, the International Hair Clinic of the Year by IMTJ 2018,  the Hair loss Clinic of the Year 2018 at the Scottish Beauty Industry Awards, the Business Excellence Award from Bizz Awards 2018, the European Business Award in 2019, and the Eagles of Health Award 2021. Seneca Hair Restoration serves only adults. Patients from Europe, Arab League States, the USA, Canada, and Australia visit the clinic most often.

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Hospital certificates and accreditation of quality

THE IMTJ MEDICAL TRAVEL AWARD WINNER IN 2019 certificate for Seneca Hair Restoration Thessaloniki

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How many days do I need to stay in Greece?
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FAQ about Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Greece

What is otoplasty?

Otoplasty or ear surgery is a cosmetic surgery to improve the size and shape of the ears and eliminating lop ears. The operation minimizes post-traumatic or congenital ear defects. The method of otoplasty depends on the type of deformity.

What are ear surgery types?

Depending on the goals this intervention has to achieve, specialists distinguish two types of otoplasty:

  • aesthetic — performed to eliminate any cosmetic defects (lop ears, too large auricles or their asymmetry)
  • reconstructive — required in case of the auricle congenital deformities or their complete absence.

What are the indications for otoplasty?

Ear surgery helps correct:

  • lop ears
  • the auricles congenital deformities
  • cup ear deformity
  • torn earlobe repair
  • missing auricle.

Any congenital malformation of the auricles causes the vast majority of visits to plastic surgeons.

What are the contraindications to the surgery?

Contraindications to otoplasty are almost the same as to any other plastic surgery but include some specific ones. Among them are:

  • bleeding disorders
  • infectious diseases
  • exacerbation of any chronic diseases
  • inflammatory diseases of the ear, nose and throat
  • external ear inflammatory diseases
  • diabetes
  • menstruation
  • pregnancy
  • oncological diseases
  • immunodeficiencies.

What is the preparation period before ear surgery?

Before performing ear surgery, the primary examination is required — blood tests (general, for HIV, RW, hepatitis B, and C), bleeding time test, chest X-ray, and ECG (electrocardiogram).

2 weeks before the plastic ear surgery, the doctor advises refusing medication intake that can affect blood coagulation.

Smokers are advised to quit smoking at least 4 weeks before having plastic surgery (or at least significantly reduce the number of cigarettes smoked).

It would be best if you also stopped drinking alcohol at this time (this complicates the postoperative period).

The day before the operation, you need to have a fast day, and on the day of otoplasty — refuse food entirely.

More about the preparation here.

What are the steps of the operation?

The ear surgery is an outpatient procedure and takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours. The intervention process is divided into seven steps:

  1. marking of tissues to be excised
  2. local anesthesia
  3. removal of excess skin in the fold of the auricle
  4. replacement and/or removal of cartilage fragments
  5. fixation of cartilage in a new position
  6. cosmetic skin suturing
  7. compression bandage.

In-hospital stay is not required. A patient can come back home right after the surgery.

How long is the recovery period after otoplasty?

Otoplasty is a relatively simple operation, and the patient returns home right after the procedure. During 3-7 days, the patient wears a fixing bandage to avoid auricle injuries, especially during sleep. In some cases, doctors recommend wearing a bandage at night for 3 weeks.

Sometimes the patient feels some pain after otoplasty. In such cases, the doctor may prescribe painkillers. Also, antibiotics are often prescribed as a preventive measure to prevent the occurrence of complications such as infection and inflammatory processes.

If non-absorbable sutures were used during the surgery, they are usually removed after 2 weeks.

There are some restrictions on physical activity. Doctors advise significantly limiting it for at least one month after ear surgery.

Some patients have questions regarding the possible impact of otoplasty on hearing. This operation does not affect hearing.

The final evaluation of the ear surgery result is carried out by the doctor only in 6 months.

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What are the possible complications after ear surgery?

Otoplasty is not a difficult surgery, but it still an intervention so that it may lead to some complications:

  • bruises and hematomas (especially in smoking patients; last approximately 1-2 weeks)
  • inflammatory (usually in people with the weakened immune system)
  • hypertrophic scars (commonly are caused by an individual skin tendency to scarring).
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18 Recent Otoplasty (ear surgery) Reviews in Greece: Check Real Patient Experience

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Anonymous - Otoplasty (ear surgery) in FORME Clinic

Sep 16, 2021
Verified review.
"I would like to thank the Bookimed staff who provided the contact between me and the clinic during this process
I found Formé Klinik on Bookimed's site. I had Otoplasty Surgery at Forme Clinic. The clinic is hygienic and beautiful as seen in the image. The clinical staff are very friendly, especially the health personnel who take care of them before, during and after the surgery. If I'm going to make an evaluation about the surgery; they did a blood test and covid-19 test before the surgery. The surgery took about 1 hour if I remember correctly. Bandages were applied to my ears after the surgery and these bandages were removed at the follow-up 1 day later. They gave me a bandage to use for 3-4 weeks and I used it. Since the sutures placed in the ears during the operation are not absorbable, they must be removed 10 days after the operation. Postoperative swelling and bruises decreased from the 2nd week and started to disappear completely from the 3rd week. Although 4 weeks have passed since the surgery, the sensitivity in the ears continues, albeit slightly. After the surgery, there are slight symmetry differences in my ears, but it looks good compared to how it used to be. I would like to thank the Bookimed staff who provided the contact between me and the clinic during this process. They helped me quickly by contacting the clinic in every matter I needed. You can trust Bookimed.
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Anonymous - Otoplasty (ear surgery) in FORME Clinic
Czech Republic

Jul 4, 2021
Verified review.
I was delighted with the results of the operation
I was looking for a good clinic for a very long time, and one fine day I still found ... read a bunch of reviews and decided that I would do the operation in it, my now beloved FORME CLINIC. There is a wonderful plastic surgeon Peter Jan Vashemu. I went to him. He well understood my problem as he has been operating for several years. He encouraged, supported and assured that everything would be all right. Before the operation, I was admitted to the department, shod in uniform, removed my hair and taken to the operating room. On the “sacrificial” table, they covered me with a wide sheet, only they left my ear open. Then they administered anesthesia - injections. I felt all the manipulations of the doctor, but there was no pain. I heard the doctor's voice clearly. Sometimes he talked to me to distract me. The operation lasted about an hour. Then I was escorted into the hall with a tightly put on a bandage and I went home .. I did dressings, drank pills, and when the stitches were removed I was delighted. My ears were very different. Now I have complete symmetry and I can easily wear any hairstyle.
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Анастасия - Otoplasty (ear surgery) in ABClinic Art & Beauty
Czech Republic

Dec 13, 2022
Verified review.
"I definitely recommend the clinic!"Answer: About the doctor: "Dr
The clinic is clean, cozy and comfortable. The staff is very attentive and responsive. Dr. Lovetinskaya is a professional in his field. She took into account all the wishes, explained everything in detail, did not even have questions. I was very worried about how the communication would go, because I don’t know Czech well, but in vain. Both translators and staff who know Russian work here. Therefore, I definitely recommend the clinic!
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Inna - Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
United Arab Emirates

Sep 10, 2023
Verified review.
They don't do 3D modeling. And this is very bad, because there is no way to see the final result. I had rhinoplasty and liked the results. And otoplasty, I’m not at all happy with the result, it feels like it’s gotten worse, now they’ve become very crooked, especially the terrible view from the back. but I hope when the swelling goes away, the situation will be a little better.
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Anonymous - Otoplasty (ear surgery) in Estetik International - Istanbul

Oct 14, 2021
Verified review.
"10/10 for me
The whole experience was very good . The assistant I was given was Omar he was top class from start to finish he was there at my beckon call . All in the hospital were extremely friendly and nice . The surgery went great and I am very happy with my results although it’s not a complicated surgery it was done to the letter of the law . 10/10 for me
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