Is the Pillar Procedure an Effective Snoring Remedy?

Clinical Study Results

The Pillar Procedure Sleep Apnea Treatment and Snoring Remedy is Proven

Clinical studies of the Pillar Procedure have shown that:

  • Patients experienced a significant decrease in snoring intensity.1,2
  • Bed partner satisfaction with snoring reduction after the Pillar Procedure has been documented at 80% or higher.1,2
  • Approximately 80% of patients demonstrated a reduction in their sleep apnea hypopnea index (AHI), and results were sustained at 1 year after the Pillar Procedure.3
  • Patients experienced less daytime sleepiness and significant improvements in lifestyle after the Pillar Procedure.4

Compared With Other Snoring Treatments, Sleep Apnea Treatments

If you compare the Pillar Procedure with other palatal surgical procedures, you’ll see there are several key benefits of the Pillar Procedure:

  • Minimally invasive. The Pillar Procedure is done in 1 brief office visit. Other palatal procedures may require multiple treatments over a series of visits, or an operating room procedure.
  • Minimal discomfort. The Pillar Procedure doesn’t involve the permanent surgical removal of tissue or require lasers, radiofrequency energy, or chemicals to destroy tissue. The Pillar Procedure causes minimal discomfort, and most patients resume normal diet and activities the same day.
  • Results. Some patients report a noticeable improvement in snoring within weeks, while others may take up to 3 months to realize the full benefit of the Pillar Procedure, which is designed to have a lasting effect.

Compare the Pillar Procedure with other Snoring
And Sleep Apnea Treatments

Download our comparison chart that outlines the differences between the Pillar Procedure and other snoring treatments. (PDF, 192 KB)

Download a Clinical Overview of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea studies. (PDF, 868 KB)