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How does Uvulectomy treat sleep apnea?

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This is just a general question as I am currently doing research for a possible remedy for my sleeplessness. How does Uvulectomy treat sleep apnea?

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Hi there,

Thanks for your question.

One of the key benefits of uvulectomy (on top of its effectiveness with chronic snoring) is that the procedure may lessen the symptoms of sleep apnea. Patients with this condition have difficulty breathing while asleep, in some cases because of the presence of too much tissue in the back of the throat. The removal of the uvula and some of the tissue on the soft palate can open up the breathing passageway. It should be noted that uvulectomy is not a cure for sleep apnea, but it can relieve some of the symptoms.

You can find more information about this treatment on this page.

If you want a more detailed assessment, please book an appointment or call us at 832-237-7777 today! Book an appointment today.

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1 Answer

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Hi there,

Thanks for your question.

One of the key benefits of uvulectomy (on top of its effectiveness with chronic snoring) is that the procedure may lessen the symptoms of sleep apnea. Patients with this condition have difficulty breathing while asleep, in some cases because of the presence of too much tissue in the back of the throat. The removal of the uvula and some of the tissue on the soft palate can open up the breathing passageway. It should be noted that uvulectomy is not a cure for sleep apnea, but it can relieve some of the symptoms.

You can find more information about this treatment on this page.

If you want a more detailed assessment, please book an appointment or call us at 832-237-7777 today! Book an appointment today.