Obstructive sleep apnea information and locations in Mexico

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes breathing to repeatedly stop while sleeping. There are a variety of surgeries that could help reduce or eliminate this condition. Depending on the treatment, this could be a same day procedure.
Sleep apnea is a condition that repeatedly blocks, reduces or stops the upper airway while sleeping. There are many surgeries to treat sleep apnea. All procedures are performed under general anesthesia. The most common are:
•UPPP (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty): Surgeons remove parts of the uvula and reduce the edge of the soft palate.
•Hyoid suspension: Surgeons secure the hyoid bone to the thyroid cartilage.
•GGA (Genioglossus Advancement): Surgeons tighten the tongue tendon.
•MMA (Maxillomandibular advancement): Surgeons move the upper and lower jaw of the patient to open the airways.
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Benefits
Save up to 73%
Reduces pain
Reduces the risk of dental damage
Protects ear health
Can treat a large variety of conditions
Obstructive sleep apnea
Procedure: 1 - 2 hrs.
Hospital stay: 45 min. - 3hrs.
Cleared to fly: 7 - 10 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled face-to-face with any maxillofacial specialist following the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 7 - 10 days from the obstructive sleep apnea procedure.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Piedras Negras, Coah.
Dr. Alejo F. Villarreal
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Obstructive sleep apnea frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for sleep apnea surgery?
Surgery is recommended for patients who have tried other forms of treatment unsuccessfully. Every patient has a different anatomy, we recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if surgery is best for you.
Which kind of surgery do I need?
Your doctor will study your case to determine which form of surgery will help you the most. It’s possible that the doctor decides that surgery is not the best option for you. Every patient has a different throat and nose, we recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation.
How long will recovery be?
This depends on the kind of procedure and the patient. Full recovery ranges from 3 to 6 weeks depending on the procedure. We recommend you to consult our top specialists to better understand your recovery time.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.