It seems like surgical options for patients with obstructive sleep apnea who can’t tolerate CPAP oral appliances is growing rapidly. I haven’t attended my annual Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Academy meeting since 2013. This year at our meeting in Dallas, there were significantly more presentations and surgical options compared to years past. The two most prominent […]
I was recently interviewed by the staff at Sleep-Apnea-Guide.com, which is a great resource for people with obstructive sleep apnea. It was a very in-depth interview where we talked about my work and various other issues important issues. You can read the full transcript here. Some of the questions I get asked include: How did you become […]
This month, I talk about the latest in surgical treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea: – How to find the right surgeon – The most common misconception about sleep apnea surgery – Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: What you must know – What is surgical success? – Pros and cons of surgery – Information about tongue base procedures: genioglossus advancement, […]
At SleepGuide.com, I responded to a post that referenced Dr. Kasey Li’s answer to a question about sleep apnea surgery. There are a number of important points that summarizes things you should consider if you’re ever going to consider sleep apnea surgery. Here’s the link to the discussion. What’s your opinion on this debate?