Laser-Assistant Uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) is a very effective procedure to reduce snoring. The
The procedure involves using a laser to make inciisons on areas of your soft palate and your uvula is often removed. The procedure is performed under local anaesthetic and is performed as a walk-in, walk-out procedure where patients can leave to recover at home straight afterwards.
LAUP surgery can help to;
- Decrease size of uvula
- Lessen loudness of snoring
- Reduce uvula vibration during breathing
- Manage mild to moderate sleep apnoea