Vocal fold lesions

Indications for Surgery in Singers (Article)
When selected nonsurgical treatments fail and when a patient remains sufficiently symptomatic to warrant the surgical risks in the opinion of the patient, voice therapist, and laryngologist, meticulous microsurgery usually results in voice improvement. Many abnormalities, as detailed, in the article, do require surgery. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

How Can Voice Teachers Help Students Who are Considering Vocal Fold Surgery? (Article)
The article addresses the several concerns that might confront the singer in vocal fold surgery. Helpful and very informative. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Singers: What is Normal? (Article)
The authors note, "it is clear from all of the studies to date that singers, and even nonsingers, have a high prevalence of findings [after examination] that physicians would diagnose as abnormalities." They suggest that singers undergo screening while they are healthy to help voice care professionals better assess their condition should an injury occur. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)