The natural cartilage bends which makes it the ear much safer to trauma.
The polyethylene implant used by some surgeons is a hard plastic implant that has a much greater risk of fracture and exposure to trauma for the rest of the patient’s life.
For more information about cartilage in microtia patients, visit 3D BioPrinting
Please send us some pictures so Dr. Bonilla can evaluate and discuss with you.
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