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Can't find a good ffm fit
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zonk Offline

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Machine: A10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Activa LT
Humidifier: Integrated /ClimateLineAir
CPAP Pressure: 9/13
CPAP Software: ResScan

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Sex: Male
Location: Australia

Post: #11
RE: Can't find a good ffm fit
(10-25-2015 10:22 AM)Deweym Wrote:  Last night I used a gecko and it was better. The problem I' m also having is that with high pressure the mask covers the sides of my mouth. A check on my pressure shows that 95% of the time l'm at 11.5. We're checking with my doctor about raising the top limit. I had been using the opus medium pillows before.

Deweym
The 95% (95th percentile) does not mean all night, but rather At or Below this number for 95% of the night
There is big difference between all night long and "at or blow", you'll need SleepyHead to see % of time pressure was at 11
This wouldn't worry me, if AHI is on the low side and getting some decent sleep, at times the machine can increase pressure in response to flow limitation, for me its all about compromise and being at the lowest possible pressure, .... YMMV
10-25-2015 04:12 PM
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Nytro_Mike Offline

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Machine: Resmed S10
Mask Type: Other
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: Cpap
CPAP Pressure: 16-20
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead Other Software

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Sex: Male
Location: New hampshire

Post: #12
RE: Can't find a good ffm fit
(10-25-2015 01:04 AM)Ghost1958 Wrote:  F&P Simplus. Handles high pressures, comfortable and wont destroy the bridge of your nose.

I second the simplus very comfortable and works well with my 12-20 pressure.
10-25-2015 04:33 PM
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bwexler Offline

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Machine: PRS 1 BiPAP autoSV Advanced, with Heated Tube humidifier
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Sleepweaver √Član
Humidifier: Resperonics Heated Tube humidifier
CPAP Pressure: Max pressure 25.0 cm H20, Max
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncorePro

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Location: San Marcos, CA, USA

Post: #13
RE: Can't find a good ffm fit
I would recommend you look at the Amara View FFM. My brother in Law just got one and after the first two nights he tells me it is wonderful. It does not come anywhere near the bridge of your nose.
He used the Wisp for the past year and it was a real battle to get him to use it 50% of the days or 4 hours on any given day.
10-25-2015 08:45 PM
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