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TRACHEAL SHAVE | CHONDROLARYNGOPLASTY
By Bellevue Seattle's Facial Feminization Specialist Dr. Philip Young & Vanderbilt Trained Dr. Rikesh Parikh

Tracheal Shave Video: See the video below that shows the Live Surgery during a Tracheal Shave with Before & Afters and a Discussion of reduction of the Adam's Apple Prominence called the Tracheal Shave or Chondrolaryngoplasty:

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Feel More Confident and throw away your self consciousness about your looks. A Tracheal Shave, Chondrolaryngoplasty, can improve the appearance of your neck and help you look more like how you feel inside.


Before Hairline Lowering Browlift with Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Lateral View

After Hairline Lowering Browlift with Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Lateral View

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Browlift, Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Lateral View

After Browlift, Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Lateral View

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Browlift, Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Oblique View

After Browlift, Brow Bone Burring Reduction, Orbital Eye Bone Shaving / Reduction, Chin Reduction, VY Advancement Lip Augmentation, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Oblique View

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Profile Side View Close Up

After Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Profile Side View Close Up

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Scroll Down for more Before & After Images of the Tracheal Shave Laryngoplasty Procedure:

Double Board Certified, Award Winning and Published Author Dr. Philip Young is an expert in Transgender Facial Feminization | Masculinization and has over 16 years of experience treating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community. Follow this link to find out more about Dr. Young and his Team: Top Ten Reasons to choose Dr. Philip Young.  Learn why people from all around the world travel to see Dr. Young including  Australia, China, England, Germany, Japan, Korea, and the Netherlands.  Most importantly, find out what sets us apart and learn about Dr. Young’s groundbreaking Theory on Facial Beauty called the Circles of Prominence. This theory give us an incredible advantage in helping you look feminine and masculine in the most beautiful way possible.

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Below is a picture during the Tracheal shave procedure or more appropriately called a Chondrolaryngoplasty. This is an actual picture of one of Dr. Young’s patients in a procedure. We will have a before and after posted as soon as possible of this person’s Tracheal Shave | Chondrolaryngoplasty once the patient comes in:

Tracheal Shave Picture in Surgery
Actual Patient of Dr. Philip Young during a Tracheal Shave Procedure in Surgery

What you are seeing is the Thyroid cartilage exposed. The portion of the thyroid cartilage that can be removed is show below. The blue arrow is pointing to the section that is removed that is shown outlined by green:

Anatomy of Tracheal Shave | Chondrolaryngoplasty
Anatomy of Tracheal Shave | Chondrolaryngoplasty

Below is a picture of the neck and where the thyroid cartilage is located. The procedure is relatively quick and the exposure is a simple approach. The procedure can often be done in 1/2 hour to 45 minutes. The blue arrow is pointing to the thyroid cartilage:

Anatomy of the Neck and Location of Thyroid Cartilage in Chondrolaryngoplasty
Anatomy of the Neck and Location of Thyroid Cartilage in Chondrolaryngoplasty

Below is the amount of tissue we removed for this case:

Tracheal Shave | Chondrolaryngoplasty Image of Cartilage Removed
Tracheal Shave | Chondrolaryngoplasty Image of Cartilage Removed

More Tracheal Shave Before & After Images:


Before Brow Lift, Orbital & Brow Bone Contouring Reduction, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Front View

After Brow Lift, Orbital & Brow Bone Contouring Reduction, Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Front View Only One Month After the Procedure

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Oblique View Close Up

After Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Oblique View Close Up Only One Month After the Procedure

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Profile View Close Up

After Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Profile View Close Up Only One Month After the Procedure

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Oblique View

After Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Right Oblique View Only One Month After the Procedure

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.


Before Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Profile View

After Tracheal Shave / Chondrolaryngoplasty Left Profile View Only One Month After the Procedure

Note: Individual results will vary. Images do not constitute a promise or representation of any particular outcome or experience.