Patients with vocal cord paralysis no longer need to wait for months before they can be offered treatment to improve their voice. There are several injection materials that can be used to augment the vocal cords in other to improve the voice. Examples are Radiesse voice which simply is a bulking agent similar to the type use in skin wrinkles. Other injection materials are hyaluronic acid or your body fat can be use too.
Mr Yakubu Karagama is an Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant and Laryngologist at the Central Manchester University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology and Tameside Hospital. He leads the multidisciplinary specialist voice clinic at Central Manchester University Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Tameside Hospital.