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Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
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Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
Does anyone use a sleep eye mask with their cpap mask?  Have you found one that works with the Air Touch N20 mask?  Suggestions?  Thanks!
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
I use to.  The question begs itself ... is this for insomnia or do you have dry eye?   I wore an eye mask due to dry eye.   I discovered that eye drops where the only nighttime therapy for dry eye that I needed.   The mask did nothing.   In fact, the very best treatment is GenTeal tears.   However, I can't tollerate the preservative.   So, I use they thickest eye drops I can find.  Most gel eye drops have preservative though.   So, my nighttime therapy is that every time I get out of bed to pee I put drops in my eyes.  

Hope that helps you but don't honestly know what problem your solving with an eye mask.

-TD
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
Hi, Susabella  This is a great frustration for me!  I have a lot of eye shades, and I can't get any of them to work with my mask.  

I have to sleep on my back due to arthritis, so I have ended up simply draping a strip of fabric over my eyes.  (I'm using a black merino Buff folded lengthwise.)  This works well enough.  Not sure if this approach would work for side sleeping, but it's worth a try.
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
I use the Eyeseals 4.0 silicone eye mask. It's been a lifesaver for me. It's available in clear and opaque colors. I have used the clear, and despite warnings not to walk while wearing the mask, have been able to take a "potty break" during the night while wearing it. Please note, I am not recommending this! The opaque colored ones block light and I like those as well, but they require removal Smile
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
I should have been more specific -- I need it to block out light, rather than for air blowing into my eyes.  Thanks!
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
(11-05-2022, 05:36 PM)Susabella Wrote: I should have been more specific -- I need it to block out light, rather than for air blowing into my eyes.  Thanks!

The opaque Eyeseals block light quite nicely!
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
Susabella,

Good thread.

I am interested in the weighted eye masks. I am hoping for deeper sleep with all things.

I am using a black sock thick enough to block light and thin enough to fit under head gear. The heel part goes on my nose near the nares. I wear small glasses underneath so my lashes do not touch anything.

I have used the hood of dark sweat suit jackets. I found that if fabric touched the mask it made weird sounds.
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RE: Sleep Eye Mask Suggestion?
I've used eyeseals too. Work well with resmed swift mask. Definitely seal and block light well. Plenty of room for lashes. But I was using them for dry eye and discovered that I really don't need eye shades. I've also used a simple flat mask with good results too but the eyeseals worked best for me.
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