At your first appointment, you will meet with Dr. Nassar for a comprehensive consultation. The goal is to review and discuss all of your sleep-related concerns from the onset so that we can ensure that an accurate diagnosis with effective therapy options is clearly laid out.
The consultation begins with a detailed discussion of your specific concerns. These often include daytime sleepiness, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and snoring just to name a few. A review of sleep habits and patterns is completed. This helps to identify factors contributing to the issue and also identify other sleep-related disorders.
Active and past medical problems along with current medications are reviewed and discussed. The goal is to identify other medical problem that may be contributing to the sleep disorder. Next, a focused physical exam is completed. There is special emphasis on the structure of the airway and identification of other abnormalities that may be contributing to sleep disorders.