Which would you rather have?



There are numerous benefits of a home sleep test (HST) over Polysomnography (PSG) at a hospital or sleep center. Some of those benefits include:

  1. Comfort: HSTs can be performed in the comfort of your own home, eliminating the need for a visit to a sleep lab.
  2. Convenience: You can pick up your home sleep test at the office whenever is convenient for you. It is disposable, does not need to be returned, and the results and interpretation are all done remotely, online, in the cloud. The HST saves time and reduces the hassle associated with travel and overnight stays of PSG.
  3. More Cost-effective: Home sleep tests are generally more affordable than PSG. Dr.
    Dulac is currently charging $299 for the home sleep test, which includes the equipment for the test, interpretation by a board certified sleep doctor, and consultation with Dr. Dulac to go over the results and treatment options. (See my blog on treatment options for more information.
  4. Better Results: Being able to sleep in your own bed during a home sleep test can help provide a more accurate representation of your typical sleep patterns. Some people find the sleep lab environment uncomfortable or anxiety-inducing, which can affect the quality of their sleep during a PSG

We're currently using the WatchPAT One home sleep test. More information can be found about the WatchPAT on our website.