In these situations thyroid surgery removes the pressure in this area of the neck
Another new surgery
option, if available in your area, Outpatient Laser
Surgery in which patients received light sedation (i.e., Valium), and the procedure typically takes 30 minutes. This is compared to traditional surgery, which involves general anesthesia, and requires at least an hour. However, both types of surgery have the potential for nerve damage, but it's less common in the laser surgery.