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Cpap Mask left wrinkle lines in my face. How long doe they take to go away?
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I wore a cpap mask very tight for 6 weeks. I have not worn it for it for 5 weeks, but the wrinkles in my face that it caused have not gone away yet. Has anyone else had this happen? How long did the lines take to go away?
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(03-01-2017, 08:50 PM)Ihaveapnea Wrote: I wore a cpap mask very tight for 6 weeks. I have not worn it for it for 5 weeks, but the wrinkles in my face that it caused have not gone away yet. Has anyone else had this happen? How long did the lines take to go away?

Well, I wear mine pretty tight, but haven't noticed any new lines from that - mind you at 73 I've got lots already.

But if my mask did make new lines, I'd rather have those new lines and sleep well than do without my CPAP and die early.  Anyway I'm already about as ugly as sin, so what do I care?
Ed Seedhouse
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I have so many wrinkles a few more or less doesn't really matter. Though I do have some new lines and I doubt they'll go away now.

You might want to try a cloth liner which fits between the skin and your mask. I'd suggest you check out Supplier #31 (Pad-a-cheek).
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#4
The straps on my mask leave marks on my face, but they tend to disappear after an hour or so, though some days they have not gone away for several hours.

I think it depends on an individual's age/skin suppleness/number of hours worn/tightness of straps.. all of those will alter the time the marks linger.

If asked, I will just tell people the marks are scars from when I was slashed across the face whilst foiling a machete wielding perpetrator in the act of robbing a jewelry store........ no one will believe me, but why let the truth get in the way of a good story.   Unsure  Bigwink   Dielaughing
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I notice when i dont drink as much water the day before the lines stay on longer. But usually an hour or so and they are gone
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