Other options include, again, radiofrequency energy, where a little needle is inserted into the muscles and
a slight burn is caused. There is even a scarring agent that’s used for varicose
veins that used for snoring called injection snoreplasty. It’s a shot that’s given into the mucous membrane to cause a small ulcer, and again, as it heals, it scars and tightens the palate. And, lastly, the laser can be used to trim the free, soft edges of the soft palate.