Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty – UPPP Norfolk
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty UPPP for Snoring
Snoring is a major problem for a lot of people, whether they are of normal weight, overweight or even obese. Dealing with snoring can be problematic for those who have this problem. Not only can snoring wake you up, but it can cause a lot of problems for those who may be sleeping with you or even in the room next to your own. While there are many remedies for snoring, most of these just mask the problem and are not meant to be long-term. Instead, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty which is also known as UPPP can help to stop snoring problems in a more effective manner.
What is UPPP?
The surgery known as Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty or UPPP is a very new concept for a lot of people, but it is a procedure that removes the uvula in order to help a person stop snoring. It is an incredibly effective procedure that millions of people have had done in order to get rid of their snoring problems.
Dr. Demetrio Aguila will be able to discuss the actual surgery with you and what to expect, but it is something that can be done as an outpatient procedure, which allows you to go home the very same day you have it done. To find out if UPPP is right for you, contact Dr. Aguila’s office today.
In general, the idea behind Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is to widen your airway within the throat. This can help to prevent snoring entirely, allowing you and anyone else around you to get a good night of sleep without this issue. Not only is the uvula removed in most surgeries, but excess skin and tissue that lines the throat may also be removed. This further widens the airway in order for you to breathe easier.
What to Expect with Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty will normally be completely done within about an hour or two, and it involves the removal of the uvula and some surrounding tissue that could also be affecting your breathing during the night. The procedure itself is specifically meant to stop a person from snoring, so it is definitely a consideration to take if you are having issues with snoring and have tried a variety of other remedies.
Only you and your doctor can decide if UPPP is the right option for you. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty isn’t necessarily right for everyone, but it has helped millions to do well when it comes to their snoring problems.
A lot of people have found Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty to be a wonderful option for them in terms of living more comfortably because they do not have to deal with disturbed sleep. UPPP is a surgical procedure ideal for anyone who wants to avoid the short-term remedies for snoring and go with something more long-term.