UPPP

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What Does UPPP Treat?

Dr. Saadat uses uvulopalatopharyngoplasty to treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. UPPP surgery is typically recommended for sleep apnea if there is a visible elongation of the soft palate and uvula contributing to the obstructive sleep apnea.

Who Is A Good Candidate For UPPP?

Patients with the following conditions can benefit greatly from UPPP:

  • Patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
  • People with long and floppy soft palate tissue.
  • Patients with a long uvula.

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