A tracheal shave procedure, also known as Adam’s apple reduction or chondrolaryngoplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that reduces the size of the laryngeal prominence, or Adam’s apple, in the neck. A tracheal shave procedure is typically performed on individuals who are seeking to reduce the size of their Adam’s apple in order to achieve a more feminine neck contour. This procedure is commonly performed on transgender women, but it can also be performed on cisgender men or women who have an enlarged Adam’s apple. It is recommended that individuals considering a tracheal shave procedure consult with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon to determine if they are a good candidate for the procedure. The surgeon will take into account factors such as the size of the Adam’s apple, the patient’s overall health, and their individual goals and expectations in order to determine if they are a good candidate for the procedure. Ideal candidates for a tracheal shave procedure are typically healthy, non-smokers who are in good physical condition and have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure.
A tracheal shave surgery is a cosmetic procedure that reduces the size of the laryngeal prominence, or the Adam's apple, in the neck. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia to ensure the patient is comfortable. During the procedure, the surgeon will make a small incision in the front of the neck to access the thyroid cartilage, which is the bony structure that forms the Adam's apple. The surgeon will remove a portion of the thyroid cartilage using specialized tools, such as surgical scissors or a burr, then the incision is closed with sutures or dissolvable stitches. The patient will then be able to return home the same day, although they may need to rest for a few days and avoid strenuous activities for a period of time. Overall, the tracheal shave procedure is a straightforward procedure that can be performed with minimal scarring and a low risk of complications. However, as with any surgical procedure, it is important to follow the post-operative instructions provided by the surgeon to minimize the risk of complications and ensure proper healing.
Are you tired of feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your Adam's apple? It's time to take control of your confidence and consider a tracheal shave procedure– in other words, Adam's apple reduction surgery. During your initial consultation, our board-certified plastic surgeon will take the time to understand your goals and will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the procedure, including what to expect during and after the surgery, and answer any questions you may have. Our expert team will examine your neck and discuss your desired outcome to determine if a tracheal shave procedure surgery is right for you. If you're interested in learning more about the tracheal shave procedure and how it can help you feel more confident about the appearance of your neck, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with our Raleigh board-certified plastic surgeon today. Let us help you achieve your aesthetic goals and boost your self-confidence by reducing the appearance of the Adam’s apple on your neck. Call us today at 919-532-2270 or fill out our online contact form below to get started.