Dr. Terris shares if the thyroidectomy incision size matters.
It depends who you talk to. For example, an elderly man may not care how big the incision is, but as it turns out, most thyroid diseases occur in young women and by and large, young women do in fact care how big the incision is, yes.
About Dr. David Terris, M.D.:
Dr. David J. Terris is a Professor, Department Chair and Porubsky Distinguished Chair in the Otolaryngology Department at the Medical College of Georgia. He graduated with his B.A. from Cornell University and his medical doctorate from Duke University Medical School.