Snoring – Surgical Intervention for Simple Snoring

Request for referral for surgical intervention for simple snoring.

Related keywords
Snoring, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), laser-assisted uvuloplatoplasty (LAUP), soft palate implants, radiofrequency ablation
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

Surgery for snoring is usually regarded as a last resort, when all other treatment options have been tried and proven ineffective. Surgery is also not suitable for most cases of snoring. For example, it has limited effectiveness in treating nasal snoring.

EFR Application form can be downloaded from here.