Surgery for Snoring: Anterior palatoplasty Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Physical examination findings, structures of the throat and previous surgeries are considered when deciding which surgical technique is suitable for an individual patient. Surgical techniques shown below are alternatives, cannot be performed simultaneously. Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty :   Lateral Pharyngoplasty (Cahali technique) :   Z-palatoplasty […]

If you are snoring heavily, experiencing morning fatigue and daytime sleepiness you may have sleep apnea. “Apnea” comes from the Word “apnos” in Greek, which means “without breathing”. Sleep apnea is much more frequent in men and worsens by aging. The frequency of sleep apnea also increases in postmenopausal women. There are two types of […]

Nasal septum is the wall between two sides of the nasal cavity. The septum is made up of cartilage and bone. Ideally, the septum should be in the midline. However, 80% of people do not have a perfectly straight septum and most of them do not require correction. When the septum is not in the midline, […]

Middle ear fluid which do not resolve despite medications requires surgical treatment, ventilation tube insertion into the eardrum. What happens during ventilation tube insertion? The procedure will be performed under general anesthesia. This means that the surgery will be performed in an operating room and your child will be monitored by an anesthesiologist during surgery. Your […]