The feminization of voice is performed with surgical techniques aimed at moving from a serious tone, perceived as masculine, a sharper tone, perceived as feminine.
Patients who apply this technique are more transgender women who want to smooth and refine his voice, or women who have a very deep voice or suffer a hormonal disorder caused by excessive androgen.
Having tried different surgical techniques, treatment currently is the Glotoplastia best results Wendler, adapted for each patient. In this technique, a connection is made by two stitches in the anterior third of the vocal cords. In addition, laser vaporizes the top layer of both vocal cords to reduce mass and tension glottal. Also, the sutures are anchored by biological glue.
Vocal therapy after surgery is essential for patient recovery. This should start talking within 15 days after surgery. The speech therapist will be vital at this stage, as it will help to change your vocal gesture, intonation, resonance and voice modulation. In this way the patient will get a more durable and less forceful voice. Optimal results are achieved approximately three months after surgery, followed by their corresponding speech therapy sessions.