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Do you suffer from excessive snoring and would like relief once and for all? Palate reduction may be the answer.
Sleep experts and specialists will reveal that the soft palate is the key to snoring relief. By stiffening the soft palate, reduction or coblation can reduce the vibration caused by the uvula and the soft palate and reduce snoring significantly.
Palate reduction is a safe, effective procedure that uses radio frequency energy to form channels in the tissue of soft palate. Such a procedure triggers the body to naturally form scar tissue (hence the stiffening) over the course of six months.
Since palate reduction uses low-frequency RF energy, it typically provides results with less discomfort than laser devices and other more invasive procedures. Although this procedure isn’t a permanent remedy from snoring, it can provide a patient with years of relief before any significant snoring resurfaces.
Palate reduction is a relatively new technology that has enabled many surgical procedures that previously required IV sedation and even general anesthesia to now be performed under only local anesthesia without any sedation in an office-setting (instead of an operating room).
The steps of the procedure are as follows:
Dr. Nguyen is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and has performed this procedure countless times. If palate reduction sounds like something you may want to consider, he can certainly assist you.