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What Treatment Options are Available?

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), BiPAP (Bilevel) & amp; ASV CPAP therapy is the gold standard treatment for Sleep Apnoea. Sleep Australia offers trials of therapy to ensure optimal treatment is achieved. Upon completion of the trial, a recommendation for ongoing treatment will be provided to the patient.

Provent Nasal MicroValve Therapy Most effective in cases of mild-moderate OSA Provent is a new treatment involving adhesive nasal MicroValves applied externally to each nostril during sleep. Sleep Australia offers trials of Provent. A sleep study on Provent may be required at the end of the trial to ensure the device is effective.

Night Shift (Positional Sleep Therapy) Night Shift is a new treatment for positional sleep apnoea which uses a vibrating sensor to discourage supine sleep. Sleep Australia provides trials of Night Shift. A sleep study on Night Shift may be required at the end of the trial to ensure the device is effective.

Mandibular Advancement Splint (MAS) Often referred to as a ‘dental appliance’, the MAS is a device to treat snoring and mild-moderate OSA by holding the lower jaw slightly forward, which tightens the soft tissue and muscles of the upper airway. After a patient has obtained a MAS, it may be recommended that he/ she undergo another sleep study to evaluate effectiveness of the device.