NightLase® therapy is a patent-pending fast, non-invasive, patient-friendly laser treatment for increasing the quality of a patient’s sleep. NightLase reduces the effects of sleep apnea and decreases the amplitude of snoring by means of a gentle superficial heat generated by Erbium:YAG laser-induced light tightening effect. Which causes the contraction of collagen in the oral mucosa tissue, that also strengthens the tissue. The tightening and shrinkage of the throat tissues in soft palate area and and uvula helps to open up the airway at the back of the throat. In cases where snoring is the result of floppy soft palate, this treatment could reduce the vibration of the palate, therefore minimizing the snoring.
A full course of NightLase consists of three to four separate treatment sessions over a waiting period of twenty one (21) days between each session. The final results of the treatment have been shown to last up to a year or longer, and the therapy can be repeated by a single retouching single session procedure.
Patients find NightLase to be a highly comfortable and satisfying solution. NightLase requires no device to be worn during sleep and involves no chemical treatment. It’s a gentle and easy way to regain a good night’s rest. Most patients that have undergone the procedure notice an immediate reduction in snoring, and an improvement in their sleep patterns. With high success rate , and no snoring appliances to wear and involves no chemical treatment and no anesthesia. It is gentle and easy for the patient and loved ones, and to regain a good night sleep and more energy for the patient as the result of increased level in oxygen intake. You can eat, drink, talk and live a completely normal and routine life immediately after the complete each painless treatment sessions. This is quite different from uncomfortable procedures with long convalescence times which are currently offered options along with occlusal splints, oxygen masks or other inconvenient and impractical equipment needed at night.
Snoring can cause:
1) Cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension; 2) Sleepiness and Fatigue during the day; 3) Morning headaches; 4) Impotence in men; 5) Depression; 6) Many snorers easily lose patience and become aggressive.
What can you do to reduce snoring?
1) Lose weight if you are overweight by proper physician controlled diet and exercise; 2) Avoid alcohol before bedtime; 3) Avoid eating large meals up to 3 hours before bedtime; 4) Avoid energy drinks or carbonated sodas or soft drinks that contains caffeine and sugar; 5) Surgical treatments involving: hospitalization, general anesthesia, post-operatory pain, and prolonged healing or in some instances relapse, and 6) NightLase, as the preferred optimal non-invasive advance procedure.