It is important for anyone with a voice, breathing or swallowing problem to undergo a very thorough examination to obtain a proper diagnosis. In most cases a straightforward mouth and throat exam is not enough to discover what is condition is present. A visit to the laryngologist most often involves a laryngoscopy and stroboscopy in which a high definition camera is placed through the nose or mouth to evaluate the throat and vocal cord anatomy and function. This exam is pain free and only take a few minutes to perform, providing critical information. Without this most diagnoses are unfortunately missed.
From there treatment which may include medications, voice therapy, a small procedure, or surgery may be recommended. To learn more click to the right.