Severe obstr sleep apnea

My friend is overweight weighted 86kg having 170cm height and diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea as he is having round chin as well. Doctor asked him to use cpap machine but he cannot use it as because of discomfort. Is it possible if he reduce upto 20 kg can he get rid of sleep apnea problem permanently. Or any other solution for this problem please help.
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Dr. Anup Sabherwal Delhi | ENT/ Otolaryngologist
Your friend may benefit from multi-level surgery for OSA.
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