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A MICROTIA DISEASE
HAVE A CHILD?

Hello, if you are reading these lines, you obviously have a child born with microtia or you are an individual with microtia. This web site we have prepared to inform you...

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A DISEASE WITH MICROTIA ARE YOU AN ADULT?

If you are an adult born with microtia and have not had surgery yet, we have good news for you. Just like children with microtia, you can use your own tissues with a 2-step...

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HAVE YOU HAD FAILED SURGERY?

In our country and abroad, it has been operated many times by incompetent hands, the cartilage is consumed, the skin of the region to be used in ear production...

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What is Microtia?

Around the world, 1 in every 10,000 babies is born without developing the auricle. This condition, which is called “MICROTIA” in the medical literature, is a congenital developmental anomaly that affects the ear canal and middle ear structures as well as the auricle. Read more >>>

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1st Degree

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2nd Degree - Conchal Type (Small-Large)

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3rd Degree - Lobule Type

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4th Degree- Anotia

WHAT CAUSES MICROTIA?

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF MICROTIA?

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In the light of the information obtained from the researches on the formation mechanism, even if it is believed that this situation occurs due to the insufficiency of the Stapedial Artery, which is the main vessel that provides blood circulation, the factors affecting this vessel have not yet been clarified. Read More >>>

WHEN A CHILD IS BORN WITH MICROTIA

WHAT HAPPENS?

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If you are reading these lines, you obviously have a child born with microtia or you are an individual with microtia. We aimed that this website, which we have prepared to inform you, will be a guide for the examinations and treatments that will be experienced from the birth of a child with microtia...

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FOR A CHILD WITH MICROTIA

EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS TO BE DONE

In children with microtia, the hearing screening test should be performed before the child leaves the hospital where they were born.

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MICROTIA TREATMENT OPTIONS

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The methods used to make a new auricle in children born without the development of the auricle are divided into two groups as "ALLOPLASTIC" methods using artificial materials and "AUTOGENIC" methods that make ears with the patient's own tissues... Read More >>>

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WITH MAN'S OWN TEXTURES

HOW IS THE EAR MADE?

INFORMATION ABOUT THE SURGERY

Unfortunately, we see many patients in our country and abroad who have been operated on many times by incompetent hands, their cartilage has been consumed, the skin of the area to be used in ear production has been completely damaged, and as a result, we see many patients who come to us with formations that do not resemble a normal ear. DR. We can also produce solutions for these patients within the body of MUTAF MIKROTİA CLINIC...

WHAT SHOULD WE DO TO SAY WE WISH?

THE MOST IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION IN THE TREATMENT OF MICROTIA IS FINDING THE RIGHT DOCTOR.

WHO MADE THE EAR PINK?

WHAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN CHOOSING A DOCTOR?

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Although many surgeons around the world claim to have made auricle, there are very few surgeons who have achieved results that are considered successful, that is, they can make an ear that looks like a normal ear. The number of experts who stand out with their excellent results around the world...

IT IS MUCH DIFFICULT TO FIX BADLY MADE EAR MADES THAN A NEW BUILDING!

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WHY DON'T I PREFER ARTIFICIAL SOLUTIONS?

As a physician and father, throughout my professional life, when deciding about the surgeries I will do for my pediatric patients, I always say " IF I HAVE MY OWN CHILD, WOULD I DO THIS SURGERY FOR HER?" I ask the question. I have been a follower of this moral value throughout my professional life. I refrained from applying practices whose effectiveness has not been proven in clinical studies to my patients. When I evaluated the methods available today for the auricle production from the same point of view, I decided not to use the auricle implants, which are made of polyethylene, a petroleum derivative, and whose serious side effects were reported in impartial clinical studies.

RESULT, TODAY, THERE IS NO ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION TO REPLACE AN AUDIO MADE OF HUMAN'S OWN TISSUE!

In order to create an alternative for ear construction other than these artificial materials that are incompatible with the human body, as scientists, we continue to work on making auricle by producing "artificial cartilage" from stem cells, but the results of ear productions realized by transplanting cartilage models produced in the form of ears in the human body are still not desired. not level.

To find answers to your questions on this subject, please carefully examine the special information in the link that reflects the results of international scientific studies and the comparative table comparing natural cartilage and artificial implant methods.

They Are "HAPPY" Children Now

Each of the children who come to our clinic from different parts of our country and the world for the treatment of microtia is unique and different. I chat with them and ask them what they want to be in the future and their dreams. Each of them has a different answer, different dreams. When I look into the eyes of those children as I bid them farewell to their new lives after ear production, I see the same thing every time: a great happiness and a completed self-confidence. I know that they are now ready for life, to write their own stories, to walk their own path, and I have great hope that they will make the world a better place. Yes, I believe with all my heart that they can achieve this because I know that being born with small ears does not prevent being a “big person”. May the roads be open.

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DOES MICROTIAL EAR HEAR?

Hearing function is a vital issue for a child's speech, social and academic success. If microtia is unilateral, there is no need for a hearing aid.

MICROTIA and HEARING

HEARING TREATMENT

IS IT NECESSARY TO OPEN EAR WAY?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions by parents of children with microtia. In order to be able to decide on this issue, middle and inner ear structures should be evaluated with a tomography (CT) that will be taken after the age of 5...

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PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF MICROTIA

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WHAT DOES A CHILD WITH MICROTIA FEEL?

From the age of 4, he begins to ask questions about his own body. With the awareness of his own difference, the teasing attitudes and behaviors of other children cause anxiety and lack of self-confidence in the child. Don't get in...

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MICROTIA LIBRARY

As a physician who has been interested in ear construction for more than 25 years and knows how parents who are born with a congenital auricular development deficiency, namely "Microtia", feel, and as a physician who knows that the lack of an enlightening handbook on this subject is really a big deficiency, we would like to inform you. We have prepared a number of handbooks. You can download these booklets and keep them in your library.

EAR MADE WITH HUMAN'S OWN TISSUES

SURGERY PREPARATION HANDBOOK

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Whether the surgery is big or small, it arouses anxiety in everyone. In particular, it is not possible for the parents of our pediatric patients not to worry before the operation. Knowing what will happen before and after the surgery significantly reduces the anxiety experienced by the patient and their relatives.

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EAR MADE WITH HUMAN'S OWN TISSUES

WHAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AFTER THE SURGERY?

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As in every surgery, there are some precautions to be taken in order to get through the recovery period without any problems after ear reconstruction surgery, and there are issues to be considered regarding patient care...

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MICROTIA GUIDE

HANDBOOK FOR PARENTS

If you are reading these lines, you obviously have a child born with microtia or you are an individual with microtia. prof. Dr. You can download and print this handbook, prepared by Mehmet Mutaf as a guide for you about what will happen after the birth of a child with microtia, about the examinations and treatments to be done.

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RESPECT TO MASTERS

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SATORU NAGATA (R.I.P) 1953-2022

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THE LEGENDARY MASTERS, MY BIGGEST SOURCE OF INSPIRATION, DR. SATORU NAGATA AND DR. I owe a lot to FRANCOİSE FIRMIN. WITHOUT THEIR WORK, neither I nor my other colleagues could have achieved these results. THAT'S WHY I WANTED YOU MEMBER OF THE MICROTIA FAMILY TO KNOW THESE TWO AMAZING PEOPLE, WHO ARE READING THIS WEBSITE. WE LOSE NAGATA MASTER IN 2022, I SHALL RESPECT TO HIS MEMORY. OUR MASTER OF THE COMPANY RETIRED AT THE END OF A WONDERFUL CAREER. I WISH HER HAPPY, HEALTHY AND LONG LIFE.

PROF. DR. MEHMET MUTAF

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FRANCOISE FIRMIN

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During the FIRST EXAMINATION, the type of microtia and any accompanying additional anomalies are determined. In addition, the physical and psychological development of the child is evaluated. Families are informed about treatment alternatives by answering their questions. It is important that you get answers to all the questions that come to your mind during this interview. If the patient is over 5 years old, after the examination and photographic imaging, he is directed to the hospital and ear and chest tomography are taken. By evaluating the tomographies, it is decided whether the patient is ready for ear production. The result is reported to the family and an appointment for surgery is made at the request of the family in patients who are suitable for surgery.

PHASE OF CREATING A TREATMENT PLAN AFTER EXAMINATION AND CLINICAL EVALUATION

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VIDEO CONSULTATION

For our patients who have problems in coming to an examination or interview because they live in distant cities or abroad, we are able to evaluate patients and answer your questions about treatment options through live connections provided through communication applications such as SKYPE or ZOOM, using the technological opportunities offered to us today. You can contact us on our communication line at 0533 711 1885 during working hours to book a paid online CONSULTATION appointment.

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