Journal Overview

Causes of Airway Obstruction

Aging – leading to laxity of soft tissue in the oral cavity
Overweight – increased fat around the throat
Alcohol – relax muscles in the throat
Back Sleepers – dropping of tongue when sleeping on one’s back

Adverse Effects

  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Irritability
  • Lack of focus
  • Decreased libido
  • Contributor to relationship difficulties
  • Increased risk of stroke or heart attack

Most Advanced and Latest Non-Surgical Treatment

Garden Silent Night Laser Treatment (Fotona Nightlase)

  • Safe, effective and painless
  • Do not require hospitalisation, anaesthesia and medications
  • No downtime

Laser energy targets on soft palate, uvula, tonsils, oropharynx and base of tongue
This results in:

  • Formation of new and more elastic collagen
  • Remodeling and contraction of collagen fibres
  • –Tightening and strengthening the loose soft tissues

Effects of Nightlase

  • Elevation of soft palate and uvula
  • Lowering of the tongue
  • Improvement in upper airway volume

Nightlase Treatment Programme

  • Duration: 30 minutes per session
  • Total Treatments: 3 sessions
  • Frequency of Treatments: 3 weekly