Mask Fitting Information
To properly fit a CPAP mask, start by ensuring your CPAP machine is set up and clean. Clean your face to remove oils and dirt, then loosen all mask straps. Position the mask to cover your nose and mouth, making sure the bottom edge rests under your lower lip and the top sits on the bridge of your nose.
Secure the straps, starting with the bottom ones and adjusting the top ones for a snug fit. Turn on the CPAP machine, breathe to check for leaks, and adjust the straps if needed. If using a nasal mask or pillows, center the cushion over your nostrils. Ensure there are no pressure points or discomfort, and check for red marks after a few minutes.
Practice breathing with the mask on and make any necessary adjustments for comfort. During sleep, try to maintain a position that keeps the mask in place. If you encounter persistent issues, consult The Sleep Institute for further assistance.
On a monthly basis it is recommended that you change your memory foam mask cushions. These cushions are specially designed to conform to your face, ensuring a snug and comfortable fit. However, they may lose their shape over time, potentially affecting their therapeutic benefits. Reach out to the clinic for product support.
Every 3 months it is advised to replace your Silicone Mask Cushions (Full Face, Nasal, and Nasal Pillows): These cushions create a seal between your mask and face. With wear and tear, they can become less effective. Get in touch with the clinic for product assistance.
In addition, it is recommended to change your headgear after 3 months of use. Headgear may stretch out and lose elasticity, causing discomfort or over-tightening. Additionally, sweat and moisture can lead to bacterial buildup, necessitating regular replacement for hygiene maintenance. Contact the clinic for product assistance.
Every 6 months it is advised to replace your Complete Mask System: This includes the mask frame, cushion, headgear, and elbow or short tube. Regularly replacing the complete system is crucial for both hygiene and effectiveness. Reach out to the clinic for product support.
Resmed & Lowenstein Cpap Devices
You can learn more about the features and benefits of Resmed or Lowenstein Cpap devices below.
ResMed is a global medical equipment company specializing in products related to sleep disorders and respiratory conditions. Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in San Diego, California. ResMed is a leader in developing and manufacturing a wide range of devices and solutions for sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other respiratory conditions.
Their product line includes Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines, Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) machines, ventilators, masks, and related accessories. These devices are designed to assist individuals with breathing difficulties during sleep or due to respiratory illnesses.
ResMed also offers cloud-connected devices and digital health solutions, allowing healthcare providers to monitor and manage patient data remotely, thereby improving patient outcomes and compliance with treatment plans.
For additional information you can contact Resmed at 1 800 424 0737 Or visit their website at www.resmed.com
Löwenstein Medical, also known as Löwenstein Group, is a German-based medical technology company specializing in respiratory care products. Established in 1972, the company is recognized for its innovative solutions in the field of sleep medicine and ventilation therapy. Löwenstein Medical develops and manufactures a range of products, including CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) devices, ventilators, and accessories designed to treat sleep-related breathing disorders like sleep apnea.
Their offerings cater to both clinical settings and home use, aiming to improve the quality of life for individuals with respiratory conditions. Löwenstein Medical places a strong emphasis on research and development, striving to create advanced and effective solutions for respiratory healthcare.
They have a global presence, distributing their products to healthcare professionals and patients worldwide. For additional information you can contact the Löwenstein Medical Group at +1 (800) 261 6531. Or visit their website at loewensteinmedical.com