CPAP Intolerance Los Angeles
A CPAP machine is a medical device that delivers continuous positive airway pressure through a facemask or nasal tube attached to a pump, usually placed next to the bed. The CPAP machine is plugged into any standard electrical outlet and the mask is worn whenever you sleep or nap. Proper adjustment of the CPAP mask and machine are vital to achieving maximum clinical benefit and can only be done in a physician’s office.
While the CPAP is the most effective form of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, the downside is more than 50% of patients that undergo CPAP treatment are unable to tolerate it. For those that aren’t comfortable with CPAP treatment, Snore Experts custom oral devices can be a perfect alternative to provide symptomatic relief and medical benefit.
In addition, Snoring and Apnea Treatment NightLase reduces the effects of sleep apnea and decreases the amplitude of snoring by means of a gentle, laser-induced tightening effect caused by the contraction of collagen in the oral mucosa tissue.
Performed by a Snore Experts Doctor, Nightlase is simple, safe and effective, the systems patented Er:YAG laser modality optimizes the length of laser pulses, allowing for the safe penetration of heat into the oral mucosa tissue. It is gentle enough to be used on the sensitive tissue inside the mouth, but strong enough to provide clinically efficacious heating.
NightLase is easy to perform, offers no down time to patients and has a high success rate in producing a positive change in sleep patterns. Research has shown that NightLase reduces and attenuates snoring and provides an effective, non-invasive way to lessen the effects of sleep apnea.