The duration of treatment differs for each baby. Treatment usually lasts 4 to 6 weeks, but can sometimes be shorter or longer. The plastic surgeon will decide.
The treatment does not involve surgery, incisions or pain. The only time your child may feel uncomfortable is when the EarWell system is removed, because the adhesive bandage has to be removed from the skin. Most babies do not experience any pain or discomfort when the system
It is important that treatment is started soon after birth. The results are significantly better when treatment starts within 2 weeks after birth. If treatment is started more than 3 weeks after birth, the results are less favourable. This is because of the malleability of cartilage, which
Yes, most children are not bothered by the ear moulds. Sleeping should not be a problem. If you feel your child is uncomfortable with the ear moulds on, please contact us.
The EarWell ear moulds should be kept dry. If they get wet, the baby’s skin may be affected and the system may loosen. You can wash your baby with a flannel or bathe them in a tummy tub, to ensure the ear moulds stay dry.
EarWell is a product and treatment for newborn babies with an ear deformity or protruding ears.It is important that treatment is started soon after birth. The results are significantly better when treatment starts within 2 weeks after birth View all ear deformities that can be treated with EarWell here.