Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

CPAP is a machine that blows air at a prescribed pressure via a hose to a nasal pillow, a nose mask, or a full-face mask keeping the airway open by air pressure in order to reduce airway resistance.

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)

A surgical procedure to widen the space in the back of the throat to reduce the collapsibility of the airway.