After a face lift, a poor quality technical work very characteristic deformity can be produced. Essentially, it consists of a thickening or bulging effect that affects the ear tragus cartilage (ear canal cover lid), which reveals the performance of a surgery, because it causes a great artificiality.
At the anterior auricular edge level there exists two types of incisions at the level of the tragus: intratragal (inside the tragus) or pretragal (outside the tragus, at the level of the preauricular fold); the preferred one is the pretragal because it produces better quality scars and avoids grotesque effects such as thickening of the tragus or, in males, the placement of hairy skin (beard) within the auricular tragus.
The cause of the thickening of the tragus is that due to the intratragal incision the skin that covers the tragus, fine since it is auricular, is excised and in its place facial skin of the cheek is placed when the face is stretched; such facial skin is much thicker than the auricular skin so the effect is of a bulky tragus and of different coloration.
The treatment consists of performing a secondary results revision surgery, thinning the tragus, defatting of the subcutaneous tissue and even a little trimming on the prominence of the tragus cartilage.
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