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European Facial Feminization Practice, 2pass Clinic, Offers Tracheal Shave Procedure for Patients
2pass Clinic, one of the world's leading clinics for transgender transformation procedures and surgeries, offers tracheal shave procedures.
By: 2pass Clinic
Adult men have a prominent feature that distinguishes them from women – the Adam's apple. The very same thing that causes a pubescent boy's voice to crack, the development of cartilage on the front of the larynx, is also responsible for the growth of this feature. Transgender women often find their Adam's apples unappealing, and removal is desirable. In this case, 2pass Clinic offers a tracheal shave procedure designed to reduce its size. However, this procedure does not affect the pitch of the patient's voice.
A tracheal shave is a relatively simple procedure in which 2pass Clinic's renowned facial feminization surgeon, Dr. Bart van de Ven, removes the cartilage built up around the front of the larynx. Though the procedure is not complex, inexperienced surgeons can easily remove too much cartilage, which may result in permanent damage to a patient's larynx, and therefore her voice. Inexperienced surgeons may also remove too little cartilage, attempting to err on the side of caution, leaving the Adam's apple still visible, though not quite as prominent.
Dr. van de Ven has been performing tracheal shaves for years and specializes in facial feminization surgery. The procedure is planned from start to finish long before surgery day. Using a CT scan, Dr. van de Ven can see the relationship between the cartilage and the vocal cords, which helps him determine exactly how much cartilage he should remove to provide a smooth, feminine neck without affecting the ability to speak. Please visit: https://www.2passclinic.com/