Designed With Comfort in Mind
About the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is the leading voice in the field of sleep medicine and sets standards for sleep medicine healthcare – including the accreditation of physicians and sleep facilities.
Our facility and physicians are accredited by the AASM, making Ocean Sleep Medicine one of a select few independent sleep centers in Southern California. Our accreditation means that we uphold the standard of excellence set by the AASM – meeting over 100 criteria and submitting to careful facility and process evaluations by AASM representatives to ensure quality assurance in the administration of sleep healthcare.
Effective In-Lab Testing
We Value Accuracy
There are 5 sleep tests that may be performed during a sleep study, based on each patient's medical needs.
A PSG monitors your sleep cycles to identify disturbances in brain, muscle, and breathing activity. It is often used to diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnea, parasomnias, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, and movement-related disorders such as restless legs syndrome.
Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
An MSLT measures how long it takes you to fall asleep during the daytime, and is often used to diagnose disorders related to excessive daytime sleepiness such as narcolepsy and hypersomnia. The tests consists of 5 daytime naps scheduled two hours apart, with electrodes monitoring when you are sleep and awake.
A Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine is often prescribed for patients with sleep apnea and several other sleep disorders. A CPAP titration typically occurs after diagnosis, and is intended to identify the right amount of CPAP pressure to treat the condition. The patient will be fitted with a CPAP mask, and varying levels will be applied during the night to determine what provides the maximum amount of symptom relief.
Split Night Study
A Split Night Study combines a PSG and a CPAP titration into one sleep study. This allows patients to be diagnosed with a sleep disorder and prescribed the correct level of CPAP, without having to return for a second study. These sleep studies are used most often for patients suspected of severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Home Sleep Study
A Home Sleep Study is an at-home test to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. Many insurance providers require home sleep testing in the initial evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea. A home sleep test is not ideal for every patient, and it has limitations. For more information about Home Sleep Studies, click here.
The Highest Standards
Quality of Care
Our team uses only the latest state-of-the-art equipment for sleep studies so that you can expect the most accurate assessment and diagnosis, as well as the most effective treatment plan. We adhere to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine's highest standards of data acquisition, scoring, reporting, patient evaluation, and quality assurance so that you can rest easy knowing you and your loved ones are in good hands.
4 Comfortable Rooms
To Make You Feel at Ease
We have 4 comfortable rooms, each of which is equipped with a Sleep Number double bed, night stand, extra seating, DIRECTV, and plenty of room so that you can make yourself at home.
Amenities for Maximum Comfort
A Pleasant Experience
When you awake from your sleep study, you can choose from a selection of teas and coffees, and fresh towels will be available to you if you would like to shower.