QuietNite Laser Therapy – Portland, OR
Breathe Easier and Sleep Better
Does your partner often complain that you snore? Do you frequently wake up feeling exhausted? It is possible that you are not breathing properly at night. Our team is ready to help residents of the Portland community to deal with such issues. We offer multiple therapies that are designed to help patients achieve the rejuvenating, quiet rest they deserve. One of those options is known as DEKA QuietNite laser therapy. Read on below to learn more about this remarkable technology.
What Is DEKA QuietNite Laser Therapy?
Often, people snore and experience symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) because the soft tissues in their upper airway have become flaccid and weak. Those tissues may vibrate and cause loud noise as air brushes past them. Sometimes, they may completely block the airway and lead to pauses in breathing (called apneas).
DEKA QuietNite laser therapy uses a CO2 laser to tighten flaccid tissues, encourage collagen production, and create a wider airway. It thereby allows patients to enjoy quieter, more rejuvenating rest.
How Does QuietNite Laser Therapy Work?
During QuietNite laser therapy, we apply a CO2 laser to loose tissues in the upper airway. The process is quick (a single session may take around 10 minutes) and comfortable. You might feel a warming sensation, and you might experience a sort of “popping” feeling, almost as if you were eating Pop Rocks Candy. No downtime is required after a QuietNite treatment, and you will be able to resume your normal eating and drinking habits right away.
Most patients notice a marked improvement in the quality of their sleep within just a few days of their initial laser therapy session.
For optimum results, we may recommend that you return for multiple sessions spaced 21 – 28 days apart. Depending on the severity of your condition, you might need to visit us 3 – 4 times. After you initial course of QuietNite treatment, you may have to return for annual maintenance so you can continue to enjoy high-quality sleep.
It is also worth noting that DEKA QuietNite laser therapy may be used as a standalone treatment. In some cases, though, it is most effective when it is combined with other services that are designed to provide relief from snoring and disordered breathing.
Who Is a Candidate for QuietNite Laser Therapy?
The best way to find out if DEKA QuietNite treatment is right for you is to schedule a consultation with our team. We will learn about your symptoms and perform an examination. If the situation calls for it, we may refer you for a formal sleep test, which will reveal whether you have a sleep disorder. Thereafter, we will be able to recommend your next steps.
Generally speaking, candidates for QuietNite laser therapy:
- Are known to snore regularly
- Exhibit symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea
- Want a minimally invasive way to achieve improved sleep quality