"Don't really know. Guess I won't know until the sleep study. He says to have it 6-8 weeks after last treatment. At least I do not have to use the chin strap now. But hope it helps more than just that! This one has…"
"Had 5th one yesterday. Further back on the tongue so had some gagging issues at first. He said next time he will give me med prior to help control the reflex more. But all went well and eating just about normally this afternoon.…"
"Dr. Park gave a presentation at our SA meeting some two years ago. I also read his recent book (forget the title) and attended some of his online meetings. All were excellent. It was clear to me that Dr. Park is a real scientist.
I saw Dr.…"
"Is your implantable device working? Mine cost a little over 6 Grand each time…insurance pays him a little over 3 grand and I pay nothing. So it is just cost of hotel/drive and my time. If my procedure does not work I will keep on…"
"This procedure is being done at my sleep center. I'll ask next time I see my sleep doctor how it's going. I already have one implantable device/battery. It cost $138,000 and my last battery cost $127,000. I am convinced…"
"I think every single person will tell you the same thing: It takes a while ti find the right mask.
I was issued a nasal mask when I first started with CPAP therapy. I had a bit of irritation, so it wasn't an ideal solution for me at all. A RT…"
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