CPAP MASK FAQs
Which type of mask should I choose?
There are traditional nasal masks
(by far, the most popular with CPAP users), alternative nasal masks, full face masks
(for those patients who have problems with mouth breathing or leaking from the mouth), nasal interface systems
(such as nasal pillows systems), and oral masks
. For the best possible choice, stick with what has worked in the past. If you do well with nasal CPAP masks, stick with them. Each manufacturer has taken great lengths in designing masks that will suit your very unique facial structure and therapy needs. If this is your first mask purchase or you are unhappy with your current mask type, please give us a call and we will be happy to give you suggestions based on your individual therapy needs. Which CPAP mask will work with my machine?
All CPAP masks and most CPAP tubing are made to a standard size. Because of this, you can choose any mask to use with your CPAP or BiLevel machine. You should choose your CPAP mask based on previous good experiences with a mask, a doctor's recommendation based on your sleep study, or suggestions from CPAP providers who have experience in this field, such as us. Our experienced staff is available to answer your questions and offer suggestions! VIEW MORE CPAP MASK FAQs
HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT CPAP MASK
Selecting the right CPAP Mask is an important factor in achieving effective CPAP therapy. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks and headgear come in many styles and sizes to comfortably treat your sleep apnea. Everyone has different needs and face shapes, so you may need to research a variety of CPAP masks before finding the right one for you. If you have been a particular size from in one manufacturer CPAP mask that doesn't mean you'll be the same size in others.
Work closely with your doctor and our Respiratory Staff to make sure you have a mask that suits your needs and fits you. Please use our CPAP Mask Guide
to help you select the right CPAP mask. VIEW OUR CPAP MASK GUIDE