Ear Tags

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 - before surgery


Ear tags - post surgery

Ear tags - post surgery


Murali Mahadevan

Specialist ENT Surgeon

For all enquiries and appointments call (09) 631 1950

Gillies Hospital & Clinic
160 Gillies Avenue
Epsom, Auckland 1005

Facsimile: (09) 631 1951

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