Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a prescription to buy the stents?

A prescription is required for first time purchases of the stents, subsequent orders do not require a prescription.

How long does it take to get used to the stents?
Each Individual is different; It can take between 3-7 days. Persistence is the key, the results are well worth the effort.
Is it important to breathe through my nose?
  • Filters, warms and humidifies inhaled air, protecting the lungs.
  • Leads to better oxygen supply to the body than mouth breathing.
  • Prevents cold, flu, allergic reaction, hay fever and irritable coughing.
  • Stimulates the calming nervous system (parasympathetic nerve).
Can I swallow my stents?
The unique design which includes a ball-shaped widening which is positioned at the nasal valve and manufacturing technique help keep them in place.
Why am I having trouble getting it installed?
Please refer to the installation instructions for further information
Can I wear the stents during sports?
Yes, we recommend the AlaxoLito Sport stents.
Can I blow my nose with my stents in?
Yes, you can blow your nose with the stents inserted.
How long are my stents good for?
500 uses
Are the stents FDA approved?

The stents are considered a class 1 medical device and are FDA Registered.

Will the stents stop my snoring and help me sleep better?
Application of the AlaxoLito Nasal Stent leads to a significant improvement of nasal breathing and reduction of flow noise. Sleeping becomes healthier and relaxing as a consequence of the improved oxygen supply.
Can I wear my stents with my CPAP?

Yes

Is it normal for my eyes to water?
During the break in period it is normal for your eyes to water. After several uses this symptom will dissipate.
Can I wear me stents during the day?
Yes the stents can be worn during the day.
Can I wear my stents if I have a cold or my allergies are bad?
Yes, they can help alleviate these symptoms
Can I wear only one stent or different lengths in each nostril?
Yes, you can wear only one and use a combination of different length stents.
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