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Laser Treatment for Snoring
What causes snoring?
Snoring occurs when air is not able to move freely through your nose and mouth during sleep. This is due to a narrowing of your airways, which causes the tissue to vibrate and make an audible sound. In exteme cases the airway can become blocked which is known as obstructive sleep apnea. Many factors can contribute to snoring such as age, nasal and sinus problems, being overweight, alcohol, smoking, medications, and sleep posture.
What is the impact of snoring?
Snoring has a number of consequences that can impact the life of a snorer and his/her sleep partner. Sleep deprivation as a result of snoring has a negative impact on health and quality of life. Snorers can experience tiredness, morning headaches, irritability, dry mouth, and relationship difficulties. Studies have also shown a link between snoring and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
What are the treatment options?
Most treatments for snoring attempt to keep the breathing passage open. Specially made dental appliances can be effective, but rely on daily compliance. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) systems are often used to help control sleep apnea and the snoring associated with it, however these devices can be very uncomfortable. There are surgical options available for correcting snoring which usually involve removal of tissue from the uvulva and pharynx but these surgeries are invasive and can result in a lenghty and uncomfortable recovery period following the surgery.
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What is NightLase?
NightLase is a leading-edge procedure for the treatment of snoring. It is non-invasive, simple and an effective way of reducing or eliminating snoring.
How does NightLase work?
Laser energy is used to heat the tissues of the airway causing a tightening effect which helps to keep your airway open. NightLase is performed with approximately three short treatments spaced over two months. Each treatment lasts 15 minutes and requires no anesthesia. The procedure is comfortable and you can resume your daily routine immediately afterwards. Results are often seen after the first session.
Evaluation of results were made with a subjective assessment of the patients answering questions from a questionnaire.
- Patients evaluated average snoring reduction after the first session between 30-60% (average 45%) and after the second session between 50-90% (average 65%)
All expressed being very satisfied with the treatment and the results.
A polygraph evaluation of NightLase efficacy found:
- Snoring: Average reduction of snoring index was 52%
- Sleep apnea: Apnea-Hypopnea index (AHI) was also significantly improved (48%)
- Patients who were suffering periodical and reccurent throat infections claim that they disappeared.
- Possible treatment for pocket formations or “crypts” in tonsils that shelter bacteria and generate bad breath.
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During Your Consultation
- Our cosmetic medical staff will meet with you.
- We’ll go over your unique situation and your goals.
- We’ll discuss what to realistically look forward to.
- We’ll present the various treatment options available.
- We’ll recommend what we feel meet your needs best.
- Finally, if you’re ready we’ll book your treatment.