Can you get surgery to deepen your voice?
Vocal Problem: High pitch Thyroplasty (vocal cord surgery or pitch lowering surgery)for lowering of vocal pitch is an out patient surgical procedure. It involves removing a strip of cartilage from the larynx (voice box). This then allows the vocal cords to become less taught, therefore lowering the pitch.
Is there a surgery to make your voice more feminine?
Wendler Glottoplasty/Pitch Raising Surgery While most of what makes a voice sound feminine involves how you use it, shortening the vocal folds through surgery can help by raising the pitch, and eliminating the lowest parts of your range. One of the most successful of these procedures is called the Wendler glottoplasty.
How long is voice feminization surgery?
Voice feminization/lifting and voice masculinization/deepening is possible with a quick surgical procedure. Voice feminization surgery (voice lifting) usually takes 1-to-2 hours.
Is voice surgery permanent?
For those possessing an inconsistently high-pitched voice these procedures do not require operation. The treatment for this disease is performed via voice therapy within 30 to 40 minutes and the results are permanent.
Can people live without a voice box?
Your ability to talk will depend on how much of your voice box was removed. If all of it was removed, you will need to learn new ways to communicate. If only a part of your voice box was removed, you may be able to talk after your throat has healed. Losing your ability to talk can be very upsetting and hard to accept.
Can vocal surgery change your voice?
Your voice can be altered surgically so that it no longer makes low pitched sounds. This is called voice feminization surgery or feminization laryngoplasty. During voice feminization surgery, the voice box is made smaller and the vocal cords are shortened. Trans women sometimes undergo this procedure.
How safe is vocal surgery?
Surgery for laryngeal disorders is considered very safe, and the risk depends on the procedure. With framework surgery and implants, such as a thyroplasty, there can be complications related to surgery and general anesthesia, such as bleeding or infection.
Why does my voice sound so bad recorded?
When you speak and hear your own voice inside your head, your head bones and tissues tend to enhance the lower-frequency vibrations. That’s why when you hear your voice on a recording, it usually sounds higher and weaker than you think it should. Don’t worry if your voice sounds funny to you on a recording.