Founder and Former Owner: Robert Hooper, MD

Posted by | March 20, 2018
Treatment Goals

Treatment Goals for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea has two major effects on a person who has the condition. The effects are the disruption of sleep and the development of long term...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Surgical Options

SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR SLEEP APNEA The first alternative sleep apnea treatment I will address is surgery. Currently there are a variety of different surgery options available to treat sleep apnea....

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Sleep Evaluation

EVALUATION FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  Sleep is a very personal time. We are unaware of our surroundings and are unprotected. We don’t know if we move, talk or snore. We...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Sleep Apnea Treatments

THE PROBLEM OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  Sleep apnea syndrome is caused by frequent reversible obstructions of the upper airway causing interruption of sleep. These obstructions have two effects on the...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Self Assessment

Do you have a sleep problem? Do you have a sleep problem? Do you suspect you have a problem? How can you find out if you do? A first step...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Resources

Consumer Education Sites Sleep Education The sleep education site of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The academy is the primary organization of sleep professionals in the world. National Sleep...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Positive Airway Pressure Therapy.

CPAP THERAPY AND EQUIPMENT The most effective and least invasive means of treating sleep apnea is with positive airway pressure (PAP). Positive airway pressure works by keeping the airway open while a...

Continue Reading
Posted by | March 20, 2018
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME. WHAT IS IT?

Sleep apnea is a very common problem.  It is a breathing problem that occurs during sleep.  Several types of apnea problems have been recognized, but by far the most common...

Continue Reading