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Nasal Obstruction

Nasal obstruction is the feeling of reduced air flow through the nostrils.The first and the most important function of the nose is the transmission of the inhaled air into the lungs by humidifying, heating and filtering it. When this function is disturbed, people have difficulty in breathing...

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Snoring is a symptom . Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the consequence disease of this symptom. Obstructive sleep apnoea is defined as the cessation of breath during sleep about 10 seconds. The severity is often established using the apnoea/hypopnoea index (AHI), which is the number of apnoeas...

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The operations that can be combined with rhinoplasty; rhinoplasty and snoring

Snoring is an important complaint. There may be periods of apneas and respiratory disturbances during snoring. If the indexes of these respiratory disturbances and physical states of the patients are appropriate for the surgical options, some surgical techniques for stiffening the soft palate may...

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Simple operations of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

Nose surgeries -Septoplasty: This is the removal of deviated cartilaginous and bony portions of the nasal septum -Inferior turbinoplasty: Surgical reduction of the inferior turbinates -RF turbinoplasy: Volumetric reduction of the inferior turbinates with RF energy (high-frequency electric current)...

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 Nose, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea relations

The nose itself represents %75 of the entire airway track (from the nose to the alveoli in the lung). A nasal obstruction here is found to be the major contributing factor to snoring and to the obstructive sleep apnea. When there is an airway blockage within the nasal passage, the lungs have to...

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