It’s Good to Hear Your Voice: Helping Patients With Vocal Fold Paralysis

Vocal fold paralysis (VFP) – sometimes a complication of neck surgery – impacts quality of life and can have urgency when the ability to breathe or swallow is affected. Otolaryngologist VyVy N. Young, MD, provides tools for assessing the problem, explains when a workup is needed, and describes treatment options that can make a big difference to patients.


February 28, 2022

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Vyvy Young MD, FACS

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Dr. VyVy Young is an otolaryngologist who cares for patients with disorders affecting voice, breathing, coughing or swallowing. Her many interests include the aging voice, vocal cord growths (both cancerous and noncancerous), vocal cord ...

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