Ask Dr. Park: Minimally Invasive Options for Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Are you confused about all the different minimally invasive treatment options for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea? Do you know what the difference is between LAUP, SMILE, and Somnoplasty? Find out: Which treatments work, and which are hype Snoring options vs. obstructive sleep apnea options Why the laser procedures are old technology And much, much […]

Ask Dr. Park Your Question About Sleep Apnea Surgery

Please join me as I host another Ask Dr. Park teletraining program on "What You MUST Know About Sleep Apnea Surgery."  Topic:  "What You MUST Know About Sleep Apnea Surgery"  Date:    Tuesday,  February 9th, 2010  Time:   8PM Eastern  I get inundated with questions about surgery all the time, and I thought it was time I spoke my mind […]

Sleep Apnea and Scarring

In the medical world, the word scarring has negative implications. Other similar words include growth, tumor, and lump, all of which are words used to describe certain anatomic features without any prognostic value. Whenever a doctor uses words "scar tissue," it evokes an image of a complication or adverse effect. However, with sleep apnea and […]