Posts Tagged ‘Septoplasty’
How to Treat Snoring without Surgery
Snoring is a very common condition that affects about 45% of adults. It’s frequently not taken very seriously, but it can disrupt your sleep as well as that of your loved ones. In fact, it can even be a possible symptom of obstructive sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. In this blog, the board-certified sleep […]Read More
What is a Septoplasty?
A septoplasty is a surgery that’s performed to correct a deviated (crooked) septum. This wall of bone and cartilage divides your nasal passages into two nostrils, and when it’s severely crooked or off-center, it can cause problems such as nasal blockages and congestion, nasal discharge, and postnasal drip (the sensation of mucus dripping down the […]Read More
Compare Outcome of Septoplasty or Use of CPAP Machine
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, the first line of treatment is the nightly use of a CPAP machine. This treatment works well for those who consistently comply with its use and have no other physical obstructions that prevent effective breathing.