CUSTOMISED EAR CONFORMERS: CASE REPORTS
Dr. Pavan T. P., *Dr. Archana K. Sanketh, Dr. J. Sridevi, Dr. Mitha M. Shetty, Dr. Roshan Kumar and Dr. Supreetha S. Naik
Surgical reconstruction is a viable option for auricular defects. However it may not be sufficient to achieve
acceptable results. Skill and resources are of paramount importance in successful management of defects of the ear.
Hence this article presents two cases of partial defects of the ear and their treatment with customised ear
conformers post-surgical reconstruction. The purpose of this article is to put forth a simple, economical technique
to treat patients with partial defects of the external ear as an adjunct or alternative to surgical reconstruction.
Keywords: Customised ear prosthesis, auricular defect, helix, tragus, external acoustic meatus.
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