The Relationship Between Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Is there a relationship between floppy eyelid syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea? A study began to determine the prevalence of eyelid hyperlaxity and floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and the presence of OSA in FES. One hundred and fourteen patients who had been consecutively admitted for OSA evaluation and 45 patients with FES in sleep studies were recorded. The authors concluded that OSA might be an independent risk factor for eyelid hyperlaxity and severe OSA is common in patients with FES.
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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.
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