voice prosthesis insertion


A voice prosthesis Surgery is the most common way to restore speech after surgery.

After surgery to remove the whole of your voice box (total laryngectomy), you are no longer able to speak in the normal way. But there are different ways you can communicate and learn to speak again.

Types of communication

The type of communication you have after a total laryngectomy depends on:

  • your situation
  • the type and amount of surgery you had
  • your preferences