What is Somnoplasty?

Category: Surgeries


Somnoplasty is a surgical procedure that is done to help remove or stiffen tissue of the nasal passageway or the soft palate. It may be used as a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, chronic snoring, or chronic nasal obstruction.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Somnoplasty

Side effect Patients
Difficulty staying asleep 1
Pain 1
Painful swallowing 1
Sore throat 1


Stopped having Somnoplasty

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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