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Ear with Tubes

Ear tubes, also called pressure equalization tubes, are small, hollow tubes made of plastic or metal that are inserted surgically through the eardrum (tympanic membrane) to equalize air pressure in the middle ear with pressure outside the ear.

Ear with Tubes 3-D Model

This model is useful for patient education, professional training and patient use. 

  • The interactive image below has a large file size and may take a long time to load on screen.
  • For best results, download the file (13.1 MB) to your computer and open the original file on your desktop computer.

Please share how you are using the 3-D Ear Model by contacting us at the Hearing Center of Excellence.

Last Updated: September 22, 2023
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