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When is Sleep Apnea Surgery Right for Me?

Overall, surgery for sleep apnea is usually reserved for either people who have failed a trial of a positive airway pressure device (CPAP or BiPAP or APAP) or who have just a single anatomic factor causing their blockage.  In most large studies and scientific reviews, we find surgery for sleep apnea is successful at reducing […]

Snore? Injection Snoreplasty or Oral Appliance Therapy?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

OFFICE BASED TREATMENTS FOR SNORING AND MILD SLEEP APNEA Snoring is one of the most disturbing symptoms. This is true for people who have to sleep together or in close proximity with the snorer. This disorder can have both short and long-term effect on the patient. These can range from sleepiness during the day with […]

Washington Post story today about Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Washington Post story today about Obstructive Sleep Apnea Maybe it is more than just snoring?  Obstructive sleep apnea causes pauses in breathing at night, limiting REM-phase sleep and causing blood oxygen fluctuations.  In addition to daytime sleepiness and headaches, severe OSA can cause hypertension and heart disease and can contribute to obesity. What may be […]