Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS, DLO.Consultant ENT Surgeon.
Jubilee Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, South India
(There are more risks involved if Sleep Apnea is not treated.The risks involved in sleep surgery is very minimal unlike in any other surgical procedures.The details are explained in the video clip).
There is minimal risk involved in the surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, however, like any other surgery the risk of bleeding, infection, pain etc are there rarely. But if not treated the patient will end up dead from the complication of the illness itself unless treated.