Hope

The Very Real Vivos Difference

Common treatment options for patients diagnosed with OSA such as CPAP or surgical implants often require a lifetime of intervention and nightly use in order to be effective.  No one wants that.

Studies have shown, patients treated using The Vivos System have experienced significant improvement in OSA symptoms. In most cases, no further treatment intervention is required.  We call that Hope.
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Traditional treatments work to reduce the symptoms of OSA and they require a lifetime of intervention.

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CPAP

Although not tolerated well and compliance is often very low, continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP provides an alternative to relieve symptoms of OSA. CPAP is requires a lifetime of treatment.

Virk JS, Kotecha B. When continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) fails. J Thorac Dis. 2016;8(10):E1112-E1121. doi:10.21037/jtd.2016.09.67
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Surgical Implant

Surgical implants are designed to function like a pacemaker offer an alternative to relieve symptoms of OSA. This relatively new technology requires outpatient surgery. Surgery often has inherent risks. The implant must be used to be effective and requires a lifetime of intervention.

Vasu TS, Grewal R, Doghramji K. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and perioperative complications: a systematic review of the literature. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012;8(2):199-207. Published 2012 Apr 15. doi:10.5664/jcsm.1784
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Snoring Appliance

Oral appliances, which have been in use for more than a decade to reduce snoring are often effective, however they require a lifetime of use and may present long-term complications.

Minagi HO, Okuno K, Nohara K, Sakai T. Predictors of Side Effects With Long-Term Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 Jan 15;14(1):119-125. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.6896. PMID: 29198303; PMCID: PMC5734880.
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