December 01, 2019

Submucosal Base of Togue Reduction for Sleep Apnea Video

This video depicts the overall appearance before and after base of tongue reduction has been performed to correct obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The region of tongue that gets removed is located just under the surface after going around the bend of the tongue you see in the back of the mouth and then downwards. Only the middle third of the tongue is removed in this procedure.

For more information about this procedure, click here.

General info about OSA can be found here.

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Dr. Christopher Chang is a private practice otolaryngology, head & neck surgeon specializing in the treatment of problems related to the ear, nose, and throat. Located in Warrenton, VA about 45 minutes west of Washington DC, he also provides inhalant allergy testing/treatment, hearing tests, and dispenses hearing aids.

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