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What Is Nasal Airway Obstruction (NAO)?

Do you regularly feel like you can’t breathe easily through your nose? Maybe it’s affecting your quality of sleep, or you find it hard to exercise. If so, you may have a common and often undiagnosed condition called nasal airway obstruction, or NAO.

Common Symptoms of Nasal Obstruction:

  • Trouble breathing through your nose, or a “blocked” feeling
  • Nasal congestion
  • Difficulty sleeping, leading to fatigue
  • Struggling to breathe through your nose during exercise
  • Frequent “mouth breathing”
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What Causes Nasal Airway Obstruction?

NAO is caused by an anatomical narrowing or blockage in the nasal airway that can hinder airflow and make it feel difficult or nearly impossible to breathe through your nose. People with nasal airway obstruction talk about feeling “blocked,” congested, or stuffy nearly all the time. Home remedies and medications can offer some temporary comfort, but for those struggling with chronic nasal obstruction, remodeling the nasal airway is a proven way to find lasting relief.

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Get Lasting Relief Right in Your Doctor’s Office with VivAer

Some patients respond well to medications, and some can benefit from an invasive surgery. However, medications might only offer temporary relief, and surgery isn’t always the best option for every patient. With VivAer, patients can get significant, lasting relief with a non-invasive, office-friendly treatment.

How VivAer Works

With VivAer, your ENT physician will first apply local anesthesia to numb the inside of your nose and then insert a small wand into your nostril to precisely target and treat the blockage. The tip of the wand uses low-temperature radiofrequency (RF) energy to gently remodel your nasal passage to improve airflow.

The treatment has minimal discomfort, and once it’s finished, you can typically get right back to your normal daily activities.

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Treatment that lasts. Clinically proven.

In clinical studies, patients were consistently satisfied with the results of their VivAer treatment:


Experienced significant improvement in nasal breathing2


Reported getting a better night’s sleep3


Improved their ability to get air through their nose during exercise/exertion3

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The Treatment Experience

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1. Book an Appointment

You book a convenient in-office treatment. There’s no need to have anyone bring you to or from your appointment and no pre-surgical restrictions on eating or drinking the day before.

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2. Prepare for Treatment

Prior to treatment, your physician applies local anesthesia to numb the inside of your nose.

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3. Receive Treatment with VivAer

Your physician applies low-temperature RF energy with the VivAer wand to the areas of obstruction inside your nose. There’s minimal discomfort during the procedure.

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4. Get Back to Your Day

Typically, you can get right back to your normal daily activities with minimal to no downtime.**

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5. Enjoy Relief

VivAer relief lasts a long time. Studies have shown continued relief at four years post treatment.2

Who Can Benefit Most From VivAer?

VivAer can help a wide range of patients breathe more freely. You may be a candidate for treatment if you have a NOSE Score of 55 or higher, indicating moderate to severe nasal airway obstruction.

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With VivAer, it’s possible to find relief from your constant blocked, stuffy nose - and the life interruptions that come with it. What does freedom feel like? Check out this real patient story to hear how the VivAer treatment changed Diana’s life.

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Does your insurance cover VivAer treatment?

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You may be eligible to use your Medicare or insurance benefits towards VivAer treatment when medical criteria are met. The Aerin Care Team of advisors can connect you with a local physician for more information.

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* In select locations, when requesting an appointment through our doctor locator tool, an Aerin Care Team representative may answer and assist you.

** Individual results may vary


  1. Value calculated based on 2014 US population estimate from US Census and World Bank data in conjunction with incidence numbers cited in: Stewart M, Ferguson BJ, Fromer L. Epidemiology and burden of nasal congestion. Intl J Gen Med. 2010;3:37-45.
  2. Jacobowitz, O, Ehmer, D, Lanier, B, Scurry, W, Davis, B. Long-term outcomes following repair of nasal valve collapse with temperature-controlled radiofrequency treatment for patients with nasal obstruction. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2022; 1- 5.
  3. Ephrat M Jacobowitz O Driver M Quality-of-life impact after in-office treatment of nasal valve obstruction with a radiofrequency device: 2-year results from a multicenter prospective clinical trial Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2021;11:755-765.
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