Chondrolaryngoplasty is a surgical procedure intended to reduce the protruberance of the male adam's apple.
A general or local anesthetic (depending on the doctor performing the surgery) is given to the patient. After it takes effect, a small incision is made on the bottom of the adam's apple and the protruding cartlidge is shaved down with a scalpel, thus making the male throat smoother and less angular. The wound is then closed with sutures, and a red line will mark the incision for about six weeks. Little scarring occurs in most cases.
This procedure is also known as a trachea shave or an adam's apple reduction. It is the most common surgery, other than SRS, performed on male-to-female transsexuals.