Ear tags and accessory tags are common in young infants. They are minor abnormalities that occurred during the formation of the outer ear.
They can be safely removed at any age. This abnormality has no association with hearing loss however hearing should be tested in every newborn.
Ear tags - before surgery
Ear tags - post surgery
Specialist ENT Surgeon
For all enquiries and appointments call (09) 925 4050Gillies Hospital & Clinic
160 Gillies Avenue
Epsom, Auckland 1005
Facsimile: (09) 925 4051
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