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.
Nasal valve stabilization
Radiofrequency palate stiffening
Palatal Pillar Implants
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:
Tonsillectomy / adenoidectomy
Powered intracapsular tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy