There are 5 types of congenital ear deformities (Tanzer’s Classification).
  • Type 1 Anotia (Complete Absence)
  • Type II Microtia (Severe Hypoplasia)
    A Without ear canal
    B With ear canal
  • Type III Hypoplasia of Middle Third
  • Type IV Hypoplasia of Upper Third
    A Constricted (Cup/ Lop) Ear
    B Cryptotia (Hidden Ear)
    C Hypoplasia of entire upper 1/3
  • Type V Prominent Ears