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16420 HealthPark Commons Dr.
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Ft Myers, FL 33908

Cape Coral

126 Del Prado Blvd N
Suite 106
Cape Coral, FL 33909​

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Lehigh Acres

1120 Lee Blvd
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

Fort Myers

16420 HealthPark Commons Dr. Ste 100, Ft Myers, FL 33908

Cape Coral

126 Del Pravo Blvd. North Suite 106 Cape Coral, FL 33909​

Lehigh Acres

1120 Lee Blvd, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Inspire is only FDA approved obstructive sleep apnea treatment that works inside your body to treat the root cause of sleep apnea.

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation therapy

Somnas sleep and wake disorders Center in FL is proud to offer Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation therapy, an innovative treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea. Unlike CPAP (cpap alternatives), it works from inside the body with the patient’s natural breathing process.

FDA Approved

Inspire therapy Clinically proven to significantly reduce sleep apnea.

Alternative To CPAP

It is valuable alternative for those who struggle with CPAP.

Sleep Peacefully

While you sleep, Inspire opens your airway, allowing you to breathe normally.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Overview

Inspire Mechanism of Action

Inspire therapy is a promising new clinically proven, treatment option approved by the FDA

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Inspire therapy works inside the body with the patient’s natural breathing process. The system is placed under the skin during a short surgical procedure, typically in an outpatient setting under general anesthesia.
Among its many advantages, Inspire therapy is fully implanted, does not require a mask or oral appliance, works with your body’s natural anatomy, and is simple and easy to use.

How Inspire Works

Inspire works inside your body while you sleep. It’s a small device placed during a same-day, outpatient procedure. When you’re ready for bed, simply click the remote to turn Inspire on. While you sleep, Inspire opens your airway, allowing you to breathe normally and sleep peacefully.
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Upper Airway Stimulation Overview

Upper Airway Stimulation Mechanism of Action

The distal branches of the hypoglossal nerve control TWO important airway

Frequently asked question about sleep apnea and Inspire Sleep procedure

  • Age 22 years or older.
  • Moderate to severe OSA (AHI 15 to 65 events/hour)
  • Body mass index (BMI) below 33 kg/m.
  • Difficulty accepting or adhering to CPAP.
Medicare and most commercial insurances are covering Inspire for those who qualify. A doctor trained on the Inspire procedure can discuss the qualifications with you during an office visit.
The procedure to implant Inspire is typically an outpatient procedure lasting about 3 hours. For some special circumstances, your physician may recommend a single night stay in the hospital. Pain after the procedure varies but for most patients is not severe.
The Inspire device presently costs about $30,000 to $40,000 to place, including the expenses associated with surgery. These costs may be covered by insurance.
Inspire was FDA approved in 2014 and has been proven both safe and effective in multiple clinical studies. It is the only FDA approved obstructive sleep apnea treatment that works inside the body with just the click of a button.

Possible adverse effects include, but are not limited to, the following patient related conditions:

  • Damage to blood vessels in the vicinity of the implant.
  • Excessive bleeding.
  • Nerve trauma or damage.
  • Allergic and/or rejection response to the implanted materials.
  • Infection.
  • Local irritation, seroma, hematoma, erosion, or swelling.
  • Persistent pain, numbness, or inflammation at the implant site
  • Discomfort from the stimulation
  • Tongue movement restrictions, irritation resulting from tongue abrasions on preexisting sharp or broken teeth
  • Tongue soreness or weakness
  • Problems with swallowing or speaking
  • Undesirable change in stimulation over time, possibly related to tissue changes around the electrode(s), shifts in electrode position, loose electrical connections, or lead fractures
  • Fibrosis to the extent that it makes it difficult to remove the system without damaging surrounding structures
  • Dry mouth
  • Other acute symptoms (ie, headaches, coughing, choking, dysphasia, and speech related events)
  • Insomnia
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