Sleep disorders can lead to other serious health problems, also sleep disorders can be caused by other ENT diseases. After sleep disorder test or endoscopy test, some patients simply use the sleep apnea machine that can improve sleep breathing problems, but some patients require surgery in order to better coordinate the treatment of sleep apnea.
There are many surgical options to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The type of surgery that is chosen is dependent on an individual's specific anatomy and severity of sleep apnea: Septoplasty, Turbinectomy, Laser Turbinectomy, Velopharyngeal, Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy, Pillar Implant, Uvulectomy, Palatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty, Modified CAPSO, Uvulopalatopharyngoplsty UPPP, Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty, Dorsal Palatal Flap, Lateral Pharyngoplasty, LAUP, Hypopharyngeal, Genioglossus Advancement, Thyrohyoid Suspension, Midline Glossectomy, Laser Epiglottoplasty
However, surgery is not the "miracle cure" either. Most surgeries are safe; however every surgery, no matter how small, carries risks. What is advantages of surgery? What risks of surgery? What patients need to attention? Surgery procedures? Patients need to pay attention to what and how the surgery and so on, the patient should ask the doctor directly.