Hubby learned during the sleep study that his jaw drops forward and his mouth drops open when he is in REM sleep. He really likes his F&P Simplus mask but it will leak if his jaw drops open too far. I'm sure we can get an adjustable chin strap that will help with that.
Hubby has a prominent nose with a high bridge. He has been told that he cannot use a nasal pillow or mask. He breathes out of his nose when he can but mostly out of his mouth. A couple of masks that he's tried either hurt the bridge of his nose or squeeze it closed so he cannot breath through his nose at all.
Does anyone have any suggestions of masks we might look into?
Hmmm, Respironics makes extra large pillows for their Optilife masks, a mask that I used for several years. Just because he's been told he cannot use a nasal pillow or mask, he should try them out anyway. You never know what will or will not work unless you try it for yourself. There used to be a website that detailed how to determine the size pillow you needed; but it's disappeared. From what you've said, your husband needs to find a mask where the hose attaches from the bottom or the front thus not putting any pressure on his nose from above.
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