getting a lot of mask leaks lately...

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wrybread
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Re: getting a lot of mask leaks lately...

Post by wrybread » Sat Jan 21, 2023 4:49 pm

That's interesting, wow, I'll give that a try.

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robysue1
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Re: getting a lot of mask leaks lately...

Post by robysue1 » Sun Jan 22, 2023 9:57 am

wrybread wrote:
Fri Jan 20, 2023 5:56 pm
It's been happening with brand new mask pillows and mask too.

I can certainly make the leaks stop with some tweaking, but they start back up while I'm sleeping. And then it becomes a part of my dreams sometimes, and/or I wake up with really irritated eyes. Or it just wakes me up a few times in the night.
Have you tried adding a simple eye mask to help protect your eyes from the CPAP air being blown around?

In my case, even now there are times where I need to wear an eyemask with my CPAP mask to protect my eyes: The exhaust flow from my mask can and sometimes does bounce off my bedcovers and back into my eyes even when I have no leaks to deal with.

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