Presently this page is limited to audio examples of pitch surgeries. All of the "Before" recordings were made with professional equipment in my office. Many of the "After" recordings were made over the telephone or on the patient's computer and this will affect the audio quality.
0001 Before and after voice recording
0002 Before and after voice recording
0003 Before and after voice recording
0004 Before and after voice recording
She initially had a complication from a Trach shave where her pitch dropped. She then had several procedures trying to correct this including cricothyroid approximation, vocal cord webbing and a laser procedure. Her initial voice is after all of these procedures.
0005 Before and after voice recording
0006 Before and after voice recording
0007 Before and after voice recording
She had a revision feminization laryngoplasty surgery to try and further improve her voice after this recording but I have no further follow-up on the outcome.
0008 Before and after voice recording
She had a previous cricothyroid approximation which raised her pitch slightly. The "before" recording here is after the cricothyroid approximation surgery. Between the 2 surgeries she had some improvement in pitch.
As the first patient, she had the feminization laryngoplasty surgery and I was very conservative in what I removed. We did to revision surgeries taking off a bit more of the vocal cords each time.