Study: Implant Could Help Sleep Apnoea Sufferers

Sleep apnoea sufferers often experience frequent awakenings at night and often stop breathing in their sleep. And for those who cannot tolerate bulky and uncomfortable masks, there may soon be a more tolerable solution. Doctors at Case University have developed a nerve-stimulating device that can be implanted in the upper airway. The implant uses painless shocks to keep the tongue forward and the airway open. The results of their study were published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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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.