This is the one stop shop for DreamWear Full Face CPAP Mask support. Click on the links below to take you to each section of the page.
Q If I lay on my side, thus closing off one side of the tubing, will my mask still provide proper therapy? Will it create a spike in pressure?
A The mask will continue to provide the prescribed therapy regardless of the way in which you sleep.
Q Why are there two exhalation ports?
A The split exhalation design enables the exhalation airflow to disperse. Therefore, it is not as strong as coming from just one exhalation port.
Q What needs to be included on my prescription?
A If an "Rx Required" CPAP mask is the only item in your order, your prescription would only need to state for "CPAP Supplies" or "CPAP equipment". If you are purchasing other "Rx Required" products, there may be other prescription requirements that will be listed in FAQ tab of the product page.
Q Is headgear required for this item?
A Yes, headgear is required for this item.
Q How do I know the proper size to choose?
A Make sure THIS is to scale, print it out, and follow the directions to find your perfect fit.
Adjusting for Leaks
Full face mask cushions cover much of your face and may deteriorate over time through regular wear and tear, putting you at risk for hygienic issues and improper mask usage. Therefore, you should replace your DreamWear Full Face Cushion, which can be purchased HERE, every month.
CPAP mask tubing is susceptible to developing small holes or tears which may not even be visible to the naked eye. These can cause air leaks, and if your tube is leaking, you may not be receiving your prescribed therapy setting from your CPAP. This may cause you to feel as if your sleep therapy is not working as intended, even though it is. Therefore, you should replace your tubing (Check out some tubing offered by ApriaDirect HERE) once every three months.
Your frame system is in close proximity to your face, and therefore needs to be replaced relatively frequently. However, it is not directly touching your face, which is why it doesn't need to be replaced quite so often. We sell the DreamWear Full Face CPAP Mask Assembly, which includes everything besides your headgear and can be purchased HERE. We also sell the DreamWear Frame, which is compatible with all three DreamWear masks, which can be purchased HERE. Whether you choose to just purchase the frame or the Assembly Kit, they should be replaced every three months.
Over time, your CPAP headgear and chin straps may become stretched and lose their elasticity, leading to over-tightening and discomfort. They can also trap bacteria from sweat and moisture. The DreamWear Full Face CPAP Mask Headgear can be purchased HERE, and should be replaced every six months.