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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby Janknitz on Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:56 pm

I really love the Dream Wear original except for one thing and that is that the back strap slips and slides so it leaks. I could easily fix it with some Velcro to catch my hair but I just haven't gotten around to it. It's very easy to deal with leaks, I just pull down on the back strap and a gentle push of the cushion against my nose. I think if it was harder to stop the leaks I would have done the Velcro trick long ago.

It is the most comfortable mask I've ever used and doesn't get in my way if I want to wear my glasses to watch TV or read until I fall asleep. And I have a hose hanger so the hose is never in my way. Great mask, but it does need that one modification.
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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby redmed on Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:54 pm

Dreamwear is the best mask I have used.

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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby Controlshift on Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:47 am

I have the cushions and the gel pillows.
The cushions were great but they sometimes leeked which disturbed my partner. The leaks didn't register on the machine so we're prob minor.
My pressure is fixed at 14.
I have the pillows a few nights now. I find them good. No leaks. I'm new to pillows so I'm getting used to irritation etc.
It's the best mask I've had for feeling like I'm wearing nothing on my face as you can practically lie face down with it on.
Get a flexible short hose to go between your machines hose and the mask. There's no pull on the mask when I have that

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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby emmagoldman44 on Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:18 pm

Rica Lynn:
I have the same problem with the P10 med being the right size but the air holes too small.
it worked for me to snip off a very thin strip from the bottom of the opening, enlarging it just enough to breathe comfortably. Having very small and sharp scissors is a must ( i found them on a swiss army knife.)

Regarding Dreamwear: after 3 weeks of use, I am not thrilled. NOt real comfortable to wear, and the exhalation noise sounds are just a notch below Darth Vader. Although I sleep on my back the entire time, it can go hours with zero leaks but then I guess, just turning my head slightly causes it to leak ranging from mild to moderate. If one never moved AT ALL during the night, I suppose one could loosen the headgear straps enough to be comfortable and the nasal pillows would stay sealed nicely against the nostrils and prevent leakage. I will keep looking for a better alternative.

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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby Mr t on Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:57 am

I recently purchased the Dreamwear nasal mask. I love the mask except for when I wear it my ears back up and pressure very irrating. I am trying to figure out a solution but would recommend this mask.

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Re: Thinking of getting Dreamwear mask

Postby LoBattery on Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:24 pm

Go away for a while and you miss things. I don't think I could succeed without DreamWear. I do have some problems at times with the standard DreamWear. Just looked it up and DreamWear Gel Nasal sounds like it is worth a try.
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