There are four main types of CPAP mask options:
- Full Face Masks cover your nose and mouth and are ideal for mouth breathers and those with nasal obstructions or frequent congestion. Full face CPAP masks also offer an alternative to nasal mask users who experience mouth leaks during treatment.
- Nasal Masks are triangular in shape and are worn over the nose. They are available in a wide variety of sizes, making them a popular option for CPAP wearers who are looking for a perfect fit. Another benefit of nasal CPAP masks is that the seal helps keep the device securely in place during sleep.
- Nasal Pillow Masks are positioned beneath the nostrils only and are the most compact of all CPAP masks. The lightweight, minimal design of nasal pillow CPAP masks makes them a popular choice with sleep apnea sufferers.
- Nasal Cradle Masks are positioned both as a nasal pillow and nasal mask however the top-of-the-head tube design that gives you the freedom to sleep in many positions.