This surgery consists of tissue rearrangement at the uvula, palate and throat. This is designed to increase the airway size and decrease tissue collapse to help with breathing. This procedure usually is to help with sleep apnoea. Using an advanced technique called coblation. Coblation involves reduction of the bulk of the tongue base as well as stiffening the palate. Removal of large tonsils and reshaping the soft palate is also performed. Patients who wish to seek surgical treatment for snoring and sleep apnoea need to be properly assessed prior to making any decision. Ideally tests should be performed in conjunction with the patients sleep physician and ENT surgeon.