Laryngoplasty information and locations in Mexico

Laryngoplasty offers a permanent solution to patients suffering from vocal cord paralysis due to an injury, stroke, trauma, or neurological conditions.
Vocal paralysis is a voice disorder that affects the ability to speak and breathe, this disorder occurs when one or both vocal cords don’t close or open properly. These vocal cords vibrate together to produce sound.
A laryngoplasty surgery is recommended to improve the ability to speak, swallow and breathe. During the procedure, the ENT surgeon does a small incision on the neck, then, the implant is placed on one or both sides to push closer the paralyzed vocal cords. The implant is permanent but can be removed if needed.
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Procedure: 3 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 6 days
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Laryngoplasty frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Am I a candidate for a laryngoplasty?
Laryngoplasty is recommended on patients suffering from vocal cord paralysis due to an injury, stroke, trauma, or neurological conditions. We recommend you to refer to one of our ENT surgeons for an evaluation to determine if this surgery is best for you.
How do I prepare for a laryngoplasty?
As with any surgery, your otolaryngologist will perform a physical examination before the procedure, you will be asked to not eat or drink at least 8 hours before the procedure. Tell your surgeon If you’re taking medications or supplements.
What can I expect during recovery?
Patients can expect mild discomfort in the first days. You will need to rest your voice for 3 to 7 days, this involves no talking, throat clearing, whispering, or any activity that can produce forceful vocal closure.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.