How Do I Measure My Face For a CPAP Mask?
To measure your face for a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) mask, you'll need a soft measuring tape or a piece of string that you can measure later. Here's how to do it:
Measure from the bridge of your nose to the bottom of your chin: This measurement will give you the length of your face.
Measure the width of your face at the cheekbones: This measurement will give you the width of your face, which is important for determining the right size mask.
Write down the measurements: Record the measurements you have taken so you can refer to them when you're choosing a mask.
Once you have these measurements, you can use them to find the right size mask for you by referring to the manufacturer's size chart or by consulting with a sleep technologist. A good fit is crucial for effective therapy, so take your time and make sure you have the right size before you start using your CPAP mask.