• Treatment for Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

    by Dr. Geoffrey B. Trenkle, D.O.
    on Jun 3rd, 2016

Treating Snoring

To treat snoring, your ENT at the Los Angeles Center for Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy may recommend the following options:

Surgery to Treat Sleep Apnea

If you snore or have other symptoms of sleep apnea, see if you should talk with your doctor about surgery to treat it.

Septoplasty

If the cause of your snoring or blocked airways is due to a crooked or deformed nasal septum, Septoplasty can repair the septum. During the surgery, any blockages, including bone or cartilage, are repositioned or removed.

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)

A UPPP surgery can treat severe snoring as well as obstructive sleep apnea. During the procedure, your otolaryngologist can remove part of the uvula, sides of the throat, or tonsils and adenoids. This will open your upper airways to help treat your snoring or sleep apea.

Contact us at 323-268-6731 to make an appointment if you think you may have snoring or sleep apnea problems.

Author Dr. Geoffrey B. Trenkle, D.O. LACENTA C.E.O.

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