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red crease marks
#1
Hello

after I use my mask all night then I have red crease marks on my face. How do you avoid them? There is no pain or discomfort but simply they do not look so good...
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(05-28-2016, 03:22 AM)joeatmanila Wrote: Hello

after I use my mask all night then I have red crease marks on my face. How do you avoid them? There is no pain or discomfort but simply they do not look so good...
The straps shouldn't be tight, I get better seal with slightly loose fit, could be also wrong type or/and size

There are cloth mask liners such as ... Remzzz liners http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Forum-Commercial-Posts
Pad a cheek ... google this one
ResMed Gecko pads may helps too http://www.resmed.com/int/products/gecko...c=patients




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#3
Zone got it, typically new users tighten the mask too much in an attempt to reduce leaks. I don't know what type of mask you have but most use a silicone seal which expects to "float" against the skin. Try loosening the straps until it is definitely too loose, then slowly retighten a little at a time while laying on your back. After each adjustment breath normally for a few seconds, left the mask and let it settle back down until your feel it seal.

Liners can also help with the comfort and reducing marks.
I am not a Medical professional and I don't play one on the internet.
Started CPAP Therapy April 5, 2016
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#4
I too am having the same problem although it is only some nights . I expect I have the mask too tight. This morning I had a mark under my right eye and a swollen left eye.It takes hours to go away
Lorraine
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(05-28-2016, 07:55 PM)Lojos71 Wrote: This morning I had a mark under my right eye and a swollen left eye.It takes hours to go away
Lorraine
Anything to do with eyes is a no-no and shouldn't be tolerated at all, not even for a second
I don't know about your mask but make sure that you've got the right size and fitted correctly or might need to try a different mask


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Sorry I did not explain myself too well the skin under the eye was swollen
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