When you’re dealing with a malfunctioning thyroid, it can affect your health in many ways. You might find that you’re dealing with constant weight issues, depression, and changes in your energy levels. When you’re dealing with untreated thyroid issues, it can lead to a multitude of complications in your health. For certain issues, surgery might be necessary. Your ENT doctors at West Coast ENT Head & Neck Surgery in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard, and Camarillo, CA, can help you prepare for thyroid surgery by letting you know what you can expect during the process.
What to Expect During Thyroid Surgery
Thyroid surgery from our ENT doctors in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard, and Camarillo, CA, is often used to correct a thyroid condition or to deal with thyroid cancer. The surgery is fairly simple and extremely important. This can help stop the spread of cancer and help your thyroid start working properly again.
The thyroid sits in the neck and during thyroid surgery, there are certain conditions where the entire thyroid may need to be removed. If you’re dealing with thyroid cancer, surgery is the best way to try and ensure as much of the cancer is removed as possible. Thyroid surgery may also be the first step to recovery and ensuring that there is as little cancer as possible to treat.
If you do have your thyroid removed, you may need to continue visiting your doctor throughout your life for continuous checkups and to ensure that there aren’t any additional issues that are being overlooked.
Contact Your ENT Doctor Today
Find out more about what to expect. Contact your ENT doctors at West Coast ENT Head & Neck Surgery in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard, and Camarillo, CA, to learn more about thyroid surgery. Call today at (805) 484-5929 for the offices in Thousand Oaks and Camarillo, CA, (805) 527-7320 for the office in Simi Valley, CA, and (805) 983-0395 for the office in Oxnard, CA.