The third and final type of vocal cord surgery is the use of lasers. The predominant laser used for vocal cord surgery is PDL/KTP laser. Read more about this type of vocal cord surgery here. CO2 laser is also used, but is going out of favor. Video is courtesy of Dr. Chandra Marie Ivey. Perhaps (almost) as famous as Dr. Fauci was the singer Adele’s surgery to remove a vocal cord polyp in 2011. The key to her full recovery was that she worked on improved vocal posture and