I have been on cpap therapy for over 4 years. My untreated AHI is ~ 30. I am presently using the F+P simplus full face mask with the PR system one auto BIPAP.
I am thinking of purchasing the Amara View. I order all my supplies from another province, so I can't try any masks and return them. It is essentially "Caveat Emptor". My max pressure is 18. I am a side sleeper. Will I get more leakage with the Amara View. The respiratory tech at FPM Solutions where I get my supples hasn't seen enough reviews on the Amara View.
I always put a disposable silicon cushion on the bridge of my noise to minimize bruising and leaks. BTW, I have a huge selections of full face masks at home: Airfit 10, Quattro Fx, Mirage Quattro, etc plus a number nasal masks. I have too much congestion to use the nasal masks. I got a lot of leakage with the Airfit 10. I also found that the headgear kept stretching out. So far, the Simplus is the best for me. Unfortunately I can't wear glasses while wearing it. I like the designs of the Amara View. It would be great to wear with glasses.
Any suggestions would be great.
I started with the Simplus and switched to the Amara View, not going back. I love it. If you get it give yourself some time to figure out how to get it setup like you want. My pressure is 15 and it works tine with that. When I put my glasses on I forget to take them off, so yep great with glasses.
Thanks for your response. I will probably order the Amara View now.
Thank-you for your reply. Amara View sounds like a safe bet
When you get the Amara View, if you have trouble getting it to fit right, just post back here and we will be happy to give you some pointers