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[split] Please help with high leak rate Burningeyes
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[split] Please help with high leak rate Burningeyes
Hello.  I have been a CPAP user for 4 years now.  I started with a ResMed Mirage FX mask which is a nasal mask. 
Some specifics about myself:  MALE, approximately 60 years old, height 6'1",weight:235lbs.
I have tried 6 different CPAP masks from a full fax mask(i was a mouth breather) to a nasal pillow and 4 other nasal masks.  A nasal mask is a must for me.  The question or problem is the air from the ResMed Mirage FX mask is distributed (blows)in all directions.  It has caused me to have bumps form on my right eye.  Twice in the past 1 year I have had to go to the eye doctor for steroids, antibiotic and eye creams.  This has resolved my eye bumps. NOTE: I sleep on my sides only.  Mostly my right side thus the air blows up into my right eye.
Question:  Has anyone been able to create an air deflector that can push/direct the air downward toward the chin. I have been able to purchase soft silicone eye goggles that have a white foam insert from eEyeCare that you can insert into each eye goggle.  This at least this slows the amount of air that reaches my eyes.  I have scoured the internet for a solution but I am turning to you for help.
Any and all suggestions are welcome and appreciated.
Warmest Regards,
burningeyes357
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RE: Please help with high leak rate
Hello, burningeyes. You've raised an interesting question. To get it seen and responded to, would you copy it and then paste it into a new thread that you start yourself? Be sure to give it a descriptive title so people who have in interest in the topic will take a look -- maybe something like "Any ideas for deflecting air away from eyes?"
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RE: [split] Please help with high leak rate Burningeyes
Burningeyes I split your post to a new thread rather than mix your issues with another member.

You say you have used 6 masks. Can you let us know what was tried? I would send you to the Resmed Airfit P10 but don’t know if or why that failed.
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