skin, aesthetic & rhInoplasty centre

Adam’s Apple Shaving

Beautiful neck 

  • Her neck is as long as a giraffe’s
  • Her neck is as long as a bottleneck
  • Her neck is as slender as a axe rod

Chondrolaryngoplasty

  • Commonly called tracheal shave
  • Surgical procedure in which the thyroid cartilage is reduced in size by shaving
  • Generally to aid trans women in achieving a passable female appearance

Thyroid cartilage

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Prominent thyroid notch due to increase level of testosterone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exposure of thyroid notch

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Shaving of  thyroid notch

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  • Suturing of strap muscles
  • Closure of flaps
  • Pressure dressing

Post op

  • Swelling— The evening of the surgery swelling comes up.
  • Peak at 24 to 48 hours
  • completely subside after about 6 weeks
  • Pain— For about 7 to 10 days you will probably have a burning sensation and some difficulty swallowing or talking. Patients report it as being very similar to a simple sore throat.
  • Voice— Mild voice weakness may occur in the first few days after surgery, but is normally temporary.

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Complications

  • Vocal and laryngeal damage
  • Antibiotic resistance related infection
  • Speech impediment and discomfort
  • Anesthetic complications