Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

Liberty Mask trial last night
My Liberty mask arrived yesterday. Last night I tried it out. It's
going to take more getting used to than I had hoped, but it does
have some promise. I usually use a Quattro full face. Leak control
is the main problem with that mask. The bad thing is I have to adjust
it tighter than I'd like, to fully control leakage and it irritates the bridge of my nose. I can live with it but wanted the hope of something
The Liberty feels tight even when not tightened down, but not in a really bad way. No mouth leaks whatsoever. Around my left nare a small leak develops from time to time that is difficult to fix in a semi-conscious state. I purchased a set of small pillows to test as I'm using medium now to see if that helps. I find that leaks I can fix without
waking fully I can accept. Ones that require full consciousness are not
acceptable. Most Quattro leaks I could just pull the mask out a little
and reseat it on my face to cure a leak. The Liberty is difficult. You can fix a nare leak, but not for me, quickly enough.
The Liberty has promise, I woke up with only light red marks that
dissipated quickly. I can't call it comfortable, but tolerable and it
controls leaks well. I'll give it a week or so for adjustment and report
back. I'm learning that tightening a mask for leak control isn't always
the thing to do. Also I was so stuck on symmetry for a while I'd even
measure where the Velcro attached. Symmetry isn't always desirable
so now I shut my eyes and adjust by feel only, then use the "Mask Fit"
setting to fine tune.
Post Reply Post Reply
Hi GreyParrot,

Good luck with your new mask; it will be interesting how you do with it over several days.
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Information Newbie APAP Equipment Trial Journal Snoopy.pa30 9 264 5 hours ago
Last Post: Snoopy.pa30
  Taking mask off at night while sleeping doctor perscribed Nuvigil nap80 12 987 Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Last Post: Sleepster
Question Remstar 450P - Does it Have Auto Trial? kacn6771 9 358 12-22-2016, 02:50 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Auto-Trial –delivers CPAP therapy adjusting pressure 30days ICEMAN 8 1,608 09-24-2016, 12:34 PM
Last Post: green wings
  1st night with DreamWear mask - Best night ever pwgphoto 34 5,883 08-30-2016, 08:36 PM
Last Post: HoustonMIke
  First Night using Simplus Mask SkinTone 17 1,001 08-14-2016, 02:54 PM
Last Post: chill
  [CPAP] Needing help (Keeping mask on at night) naata 18 906 08-05-2016, 11:48 AM
Last Post: icyura10

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.