Know The Various Options Of Snoring Laser Surgery

By on August 23, 2014

Are you or your loved one suffering from snoring? Are you not aware that snoring can be successfully treated? Yes, snoring laser surgery can help to treat your condition successfully.

Snoring Laser SurgerySnoring can be a serious problem for much number of reasons. It is socially disruptive to your family life thus resulting in many sleepless nights for you and even others too.

Snoring can also disrupt normal sleep of the snorer thus avoiding you to get restful sleep. Here are the various options of snoring laser surgery, from which you opt for treating snoring problem.

Laser-assisted Uvulopalatoplasty:

CO2 laser suits best to treat tissues of throat and tonsilar area.

This laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty(LAUP) can be used for treating the pharyngeal airway obstruction that causes to produce snoring during the sleep.

LAUP is performed with CO2 laser under local anesthesia. This laser treatment has several advantages as it is simple, reliable, hemostatic and somewhat painful too. Also the procedure costs low.

This surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis. The recovery period after this treatment is for at least one to two weeks. Most of the patients have been reluctant to undergo the procedure as it involves significant pain.

Radio Frequency Treatment:

This is the latest and least invasive surgical procedure to treat snoring. After the administration of local anesthesia, radio frequency energy is directly supplied by an ENT specialist.

During the procedure, an insulated needle is used to deliver the energy to the tissues that cause snoring to produce. This needle remains in the tissue for at least three minutes. During the entire procedure, you may feel little hardening at the site of insertion.