Normal-Tension Glaucoma and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome: A Prospective Study

A number of studies have suggested that obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) may cause poor optic nerve head perfusion leading to glaucomatous optic neuropathy. This particular study sought to evaluate the link between OSAS and normal-tension glaucoma (NTG). An overnight polysomnograph was undertaken to diagnose OSA and calculate the Apnoea-Hypopnoea Index. It was concluded that prevalence of OSAS was high in NTG patients.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.