CPAP devices and their accessories are easy to clean, maintain and travel with if you follow some basic guidelines.
VitalAire supplies CPAP systems manufactured by Philips Respironics, Weinmann and APEX. All systems operate on the same principal and offer three basic components – a CPAP device, an air tube and a mask. Differences between systems involve treatment algorithms, mask styles and fit, remote connectivity and other usability features.
Worn while you sleep, CPAP masks use a strap or straps, to hold its soft cushion snugly against your face. A variety of configurations include nasal pillows, which rest against your nostrils; nasal masks, which cover the nose and full-face masks that cover nose and mouth. Each mask has its own configuration of straps. You can mix and match masks or devices so visit our branch to experience the different products before committing yourself.
Types of hygiene and comfort accessories for CPAP devices include:
Each manufacturer has specific cleaning guidelines for their devices, masks and accessories – particularly the cushion between the mask and the face, which can be quite fragile. These basic guidelines are typical to all devices.
Plan ahead to facilitate easy travels with your CPAP device.