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IS it possible to determine which otoplasty technique my surgeon used?

I had otoplasty years ago and the hospital no longer has the records and the surgeon has since passed away. I would like a revision to shape the anti-helix which the surgeon seemed to not address as it lacks the curve seen in the typical ear. Is it possible to tell what technique was used by examination alone? When I feel my ears, it feels as if he simply folded and sutured them back (ala Mustarde). Is it true if Stenstrom or Converse-type methods were used that performing anti-helix shaping would be impossible? And, assuming that the cartilage was spared, can the anti-helix be reshaped if the ears do not need further setback?

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