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Pressure under eyes
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I’ve had my CPAP mask over a year now and generally happy with it but the one issue I have is the pressure it puts under and around my eyes. I don’t think it is from air leakage as my eyes themselves…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Sep 6, 2018.

Pressure under eyes
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I’ve had my CPAP mask over a year now and generally happy with it but the one issue I have is the pressure it puts under and around my eyes. I don’t think it is from air leakage as my eyes themselves…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Sep 6, 2018.

Swollen eyes
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I have had my CPAP mask about 6 weeks now and getting on ok with it. But in that time I have had 2 eye infections (1 in each eye) where my eyelids and the surrounding areas are swelling up and really…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jun 15, 2017.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Helen McIntyre's discussion Pressure under eyes
"ResMed also do Hybrid masks, but they are more like Nasal Pillows stuck on top of a mouth mask. These all look as if they are made by the same manufacturer to me, but they are an alternitive, however the Dreamwear looks better.  Make sure you…"
Sep 6, 2018
Sleep2snore replied to Helen McIntyre's discussion Pressure under eyes
"Hi Helen,               See your other post for an option."
Sep 6, 2018
Sleep2snore replied to Helen McIntyre's discussion Pressure under eyes
"This was posted elsewhere by me, but it might be of use to you as the mask is more like a Hybrid mask and uses gel cushions for the nose and covers the mouth.  This should put no pressure on the eyes. There is a full-faced mask that does not…"
Sep 6, 2018
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Maxine Chaplain left a comment for Karen Hamer
"Thank you Karen. Your suggestions are good and I will certainly give them a go. To be honest, I feel so good about life after years of fatigue that this just a minor problem. I'm sure I will crack it! I'm definitely going to try a silk…"
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"You could try that Maxine, but just a piece of material under the straps would at least let you know if it's the straps themselves causing the issue.  The softcap I mentioned is for using without the mask's headgear.  Good luck!…"
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Karen Hamer left a comment for Maxine Chaplain
"Hi Maxine - I also suffered similar problems,  and early on started to use a hair net. Not the sexiest of looks but it helps! You can buy sleep hair nets from High St chemists.. I also have a silk hair cap and a light jersey cap which I got off…"
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Maxine Chaplain replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thank you for the reply, Kath. I had thought about making myself a cotton cap but have been putting it off thinking that I just don't need something else on my head during the night! I will give it a go and let you know. "
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Welcome Maxine and good you got diagnosed with such a severe case.  I wonder if the itchy scalp is due to the nights being hotter at the moment or if you've washed the straps with something that's causing an allergy.  If you…"
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"Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum and new to Sleep Apnoea. I was diagnosed a few weeks ago having 50+ events per night. I'm doing well with my Resmed machine and mask, however I wonder if anyone else suffers from an itchy scalp where the…"
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