Minimally Invasive Surgery

If your family doctor decides to refer you to an ENT (ear nose & throat) specialist, there are various procedures that may correct or help treat your snoring and/or SDB. The ENT will determine what options are appropriate for your specific anatomy.

Procedures include:

Radiofrequency turbinoplasty
Turbinate lateralization
Nasal valve stabilization
Radiofrequency palate stiffening
Radiofrequency tongue base reduction

Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Children with obstructive sleep apnea or obstructive features can be managed through with the Isaak Walton Killam Hospital. Studies have shown an association between obstructive features and attention deficit disorders and cognitive behavioural problems in children.

Pediatric procedures include:

Turbinoplasty
Tonsillectomy / adenoidectomy
Powered intracapsular tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy