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Mask is great...love that there is a free return policy By TOM, KC,MO
This is the best ! It's light and fits snug but not too snug.. Love it! By Joanie L, Astoria
This mask is a mix of the good and the bad. The good part is it's quiet and the exhaust is very hard to feel. Both of those allow me to sleep well. The bad is the straps. They're not adjustable and they stretch over too short a time. This results in a looser fitting mask which slips or leaks. It's great to start with but the material stretches too much over time. I'd rate this 5 stars if the straps were adjustable By Gary, Kentucky
When less is more
This was a great purchase for me. The very light and streamlined design of this nasal pillows mask is the next best thing to not having to wear a mask at all. For me, the fitting was easy with the 3 sizes provided, the mask stays in place all night, and once I got the fit right, I had virtually no problems with leaks. It's easy to take apart and clean. The only drawback that I experienced was the head strap that I had to stretch to make comfortable, and will probably need to be replaced fairly often. I also needed a full face mask as a backup because of seasonal allergies, and found the Airfit full face mask to be very comfortable as well. Very pleased with the mask, and cpapxchange customer service. By Susan D, Hixson, TN
This is a great mask. Comfortable and no leaks. By Jim, Louisville KY
I like this mask as its light and you feel very little pressure. Very quite
The only two small problems
1). The design make it difficult to get a seal
2). As I turn over in the night the mask will slip off my head By Ecwebb, Southport. NC
I like it
Very comfortable. The only problem is the head gear stretches after a few weeks of use. They will stretch about an inch longer and you have to readjust often during the night. By George, Parrish,FL
Excellent but for the straps
This mask has everything going for it—comfortable long-lasting pillows, minimal obstruction of your face, light weight, easy to put on, almost completely silent, highly diffuse exhaust that won't bother a sleeping partner, easy to disassemble and clean—except it's got one big problem.
The longevity of the straps.
This mask is designed around a one-piece, non-adjustable elastic head strap. The fit can be adjusted by moving the split halves of the back of the strap up and down on your head. It works great... for about three months. And then the elastic stretches out by an inch and a half or so, and the headgear no longer fits tightly enough to maintain a good seal.
Unfortunately, most insurance will only replace those straps every SIX months, so you're stuck with an ineffective mask for three months. Some users have had good luck frequently washing the strap in very hot water and drying it with high heat to shrink it.
If ResMed could find a material that would remain comfortably elastic that long, this mask would be five stars and an absolute no-brainer. If they could convince insurance to replace the straps every three months, it'd be a no-brainer. But as it is, I'd advise not throwing out your old mask until you've had the P10 for six months, so you can be sure you can live with the straps.
Also: Because of the strap elasticity, and the way the hose comes straight off the mask, it's important that you make sure your grey hose has enough slack before you go to bed. The short hose of the mask is extremely flexible and will accommodate a lot of twisting and turning... but if you run out of slack and start pulling on the grey hose, the weight of the hose is probably going to overcome the elastic in the straps. I've found that making sure the short hose is folded up near my face before I sleep give me enough slack to roll over without waking up to mask tug. By Rob, New England
Love it, but can't use it!
I love the nasal pillow mask as it is very comfortable and allows me to sleep on my side without pumping large amounts of air into my stomach. Unfortunately, blowback into my mouth continually wakes me leading to badly fragmented sleep. I had to return it (sadly). By Ken, Ohio
Great Nasal Pillow Mask
The Air fit p-10 is by far the best mask for me. I've had leaks as low as 0 and AHI is generally less than 3. This mask is so minimal after a few minutes I barely know I have it on. By Bruce, Vassalboro
leaks and cant tighten straps
This pillow is comfortable . But you cannot adjust or tighten the straps and the strap slides off the back of my head. Maybe I have a flat head. I took the straps and crossed them so that the back strap was on top and top was now on back , got tighter but didn't help . So I tied my hair in a pony and grabbed the strap and included it in the tie. That helped. The pillow leaks at night and I have to adjust it constantly . Someone said to get a mask where the tubing is not attached to the nasal pillow but on top of the head. So I may look for one of those By Sleep Apnea x15 yrs, san bernardino
P-10 Pillow mask
I really like my pillow mask and head gear. I would give it 5 stars if the head gear was adjustable. It fits well when first purchased but does stretch out. By kadyar, Marshall, TX
I can live with it
1. Thanks to the good folks at cpapXchange for the excellent service.
2. Masks are probably the biggest determining factor whether a person benefits from the prescription.
3. These I can live with, I wore the first one out after a couple years and bought the same kind again.
4. When I first get it, using both straps is too tight, so I position one up on top so it makes it looser.
5. Eventually the straps get too loose, but you can buy replacements of straps and nose pieces and everything. By Ched, KS
AirFit P10 for her
I have used the airfit p10 for a week now and i love it !! I use the med pillows and am very pleased with the seal & fit. I will be telling all my family & friends about this sleep mask!!! By Alta K,
This mask is great. I love nasal pillows, used to have a Pilairo f&p, but this one is way more stable and does not leave annoying marks on your face. Totally recommend it By Giorgio R, Chicago
Friendly, fast shipping and good prices
It was a good experience buying from this company. Sometimes the prices when you phone in our cheaper than the online! The staff are friendly and helpful they can answer all your questions. Overall it was so easy to do. Shipping was really fast and I highly recommend buying from them. By C. Cameron, SW Florida
Love this mask!
I've been on CPAP/APAP for 15 years,and tried six masks before I found one that worked for me, due to allergic reactions. I had been using ithe Adam circuit most of those years. I wish I had seen the AirFit P10 before now, and I would have switched long ago! It is so light! By Mary B, Tucson, AZ
I love it no leaks fits perfectly great to do business with thank you By Richard Rogers, Swanton Vt.
Not happy with this mask
The pillows don't seal very well and the mask elastic is too stretchy allowing it to slide around when you sleep. Maybe it's my head or the fact that I'm used to a different style of mask previously but this just isn't working yet. I'm trying to make it work but so far it's nothing but disturbed sleep. By Sleep Disturbed in FL, Florida
As good as it gets
The Air-Sense machine with the P-10 pillow system is the best answer yet for me. It stays on better at night and does not require a high level of consciousness to reposition it in the middle of the night. It is mostly out of my field of vision, and is intuitive to place it on my face. The pillow is improved as well. sizing seems to be similar to prior pillows. By torrealta, Oakland, CA
I have used a cpap for over thirty years. I have tried every type mask available: cushioned full mask, mouth pieces, and nasal pillow masks. Finally, I found a mask that is comfortable, light weight, fits perfectly and doesn't leak!! This is a great product, I would recommend the AirFit P10 mask to anyone who is tired of bulk headgear, constant leaks, and restless nights!! By William B, Illinois
Best mask I have used in many years!!!
I love this mask!!! I having been using C-pap since 1995 and after many different masks, this mask is hands down the most comfortable and the most open mask ever!!!! This mask could be worn while reading or watching TV, it is that silent. Sometimes I forget I am wearing it. Buy this mask and you will be thrilled. It takes a bit of practice to adjust the headgear but it is soooo worth it !!!!! By Mike K, Trout Run, PA
While overall, the P-10 is a great pillow system, the headgear leaves much to be desired as there is no way to adjust the tension. Otherwise I would give this a full 5-stars...
First, the P-10 nasal pillows are very, very comfortable. The double-wall construction is very soft and the pillows come in 4 different sizes from x-small to large. I found the smaller sizes may not seal real-well, depending on the size of one's nostrils, and the larger sizes may bite the sensitive tissues inside the nose. So the key is to pick the size that fits easily and comfortably against the nostrils. (Don't worry if at first they seem loose, once your machine is up to therapeutic pressure, the base of the pillows will expand somewhat; thus, providing a comfortable seal that doesn't leak). If the pillows seem sharp, try the next size down, if that doesn't work then time to call for help.
Now on to the topic of headgear fit. The split-strap idea is nice when the headgear is new, there is a small range of adjustment for comfort available, but nothing significant. If the headgear isn't a reasonably close (snug, but comfortable) fit to begin with, don't expect to get much improvement from the split strap as there is no way to tighten the fit except by the position on the head.
In conclusion, when the headgear was brand-new it fit like a glove. However after just three months, a replacement is needed. I would strongly recommend the manufacturer provide a range of sizes (S,M,L)for the head-gear or a mechanical adjustment feature in the sides of the headgear in order to preserve the overall comfort of the split-strap. if it were not for the fit problems of the P-10 headgear, I would rate this system as best ever designed with 5 stars+ By Still Sleepin , VA
Waited to long
Well, again, I hesitated and probably lost many nights sleep because of it. For years I wore the Profile Light nasal mask and though the best I have found, in the last year or so it got to be cumbersome and inconvenient. I have entertained the nasal pillows in the past but was just not ready to layout $100.00 to try something. The reviews of the Airfit P10 were really getting to me.
I just bit the bullet and went for it. Best move i ever made. No more sweaty cheeks and dripping water on those humid nights. No more strap marks for hours in the morning. It has just worked out extremely well for me.
Of course it took a couple of weeks to adjust and what really made the difference of "make or break" for me was the "Lansinoh" lanolin nipple cream that I read about in one of these reviews.
Once you determine which one of the three inserts fits you best after a few nights of trial and error, you may experience some rawness or redness. Until i found this gel, I thought i was going to have to give it up. Just place a little dab around the edge of your nostril before placing the nasal pillow.
It not only leaves your skin protected but creates an air seal which really prevents any chance of leaking.
That was one of my major concerns. Leaks and noises. Even my wife agrees that this nasal pillow has eliminated those funny leak sounds that she used to hear. You know the hisses and gurgles syndrome.
I think this should provide most of you out there a good overview of this product. I don't know what else to say about the product. If you are tired of wearing a spare tire on your face while you sleep, try these. I think its worth the price to take the chance. They have some good policies at Cpapexchange that should ease that thought a bit. Great customer service and feedback also.
Post your comments. It really does help others with their battle for a good nights sleep. By Brad, Central Connecticut
A freeing experience
After trying a number of nasal and pillow masks over the last 9 years, I finally found the AirFit P10 which has effectively concluded my search. While accommodations and adjustments must be made for any CPAP mask, this one is the closest I have come to not feeling like I am sleeping with a contraption on my head.
I almost gave up on this mask early on until I discovered two things:
(1) I thought the large option was the the right size for me until, out of desperation, I tried the medium and that problem was solved, and
(2) I kept trying to keep the mask tight as I was used to having to do with my nasal mask, but found that the pillows worked perfectly if they were allowed to rest ever-so-lightly against my nostrils and let the expansion from the air pressure keep them in place.
I now sleep more freely, and don't worry that my wife will wake up to some sci-fi-looking cyborg facing her. By CalTex, San Jose
I have been surprised at the comfort of this headset. After being used to the system reaching over my head and over much of my face I was very happy to find a lightweight and comfortable set. By Mike McG, Mankato, MN
Tips for headgear stretching out
I switched from the Swift FX for her to the AirFit P10 for her and couldn't be happier. The rigid frame around the nasal pillow helps keep it in place to prevent leaks. It also allows the headgear to be softer but like most of the reviewers I noticed the headgear does stretch out after a while, and usually before my insurance says its time for a new one. I've figured out two ways to deal with that. First is to take the head gear off the mask frame and flip it. Put the right on the left side and vice versa. You'll get a few more weeks easily. Second trick is to take off one side and twist the headgear a few times before putting it back on the mask with the twists in it. It will "shorten up" the straps and makes a snugger fit. The twists flatten and aren't noticible. By Meghan, Greenbelt
Head gear not enough adjustment
I really like the way the P10 Pillows feel and the light weight. BUT the head gear has very little adjustment. The men's gear was way to loose for me and would not keep the pillows tight. I had to fold the sides up, staple them, and the tape them to protect from the staples before it would keep pillows in the proper tention. By Bob H, North Fort Myers
AirFit Nasal pillows
Had to return after trying it for only hours because the headgear was very tight and placed pressure under my nose and upper lip. By Chris , Hockessin, DE
mask is confortable but the head gear needs a way to tighten it you, seem to be getting loser and not hold the nose pieace in place By Kenneth,
Nasal Pillows Very Good
I like the pillows...very comfortable and more quiet than other types of pillows I have used. I like the head band arrangement, except that it is a bit small for me, with a size 8 head. That is the only thing that kept me from giving this equipment a 5 star rating. By David, Iowa, Virginia
Nasal pillows hurt nose
I found the mask a wonderful product, but, the nasal pillows seemed sharp in my nose and I could not make the night. Love the head gear and fit, change the nasal pillows like the competitions Nuance/Nuance Pro and you will own the industry:) By RWB, manchester, nj
air fit P10
I am very pleased with this nasal pillows system. Quiet, comfortable lightweight. Peaceful night right out of the box. By susan, central Illinois
I cannot get enough air throu the nose and it forceses me to open my my mouth which defeats the purpose. By Edna H, Los Angeles
Air fit p10
Very happy with product, shipped out next business day. I will use them again By K. Taylor , California
The Best I've tried
I have been on CPAP for more than 15 years. This is, BY FAR, the best mask I have tried. I always thought "nasal pillows" looked very uncomfortable, so I never tried them. But now, Like someone else mentioned, I sometimes wake up and wonder if it is still on. Seriously! It is that comfortable! Very light weight and small compared to all the others I have used. I must admit, it took me a few nights to really get it to that point because It felt so strange. With "cover the nose masks" I almost always had leaks that would blow into my eyes. If this mask leaks at all, I have never felt it. It's been two months. It is VERY quiet also. I only have two semi-negative points. The headgear isn't adjustable in the regular sense, and if you have a very small head you had better order the female version. And, it does sort of cause mild chapping of the inside of the nostrils. But I put just a tiny bit of Vaseline on before the mask and that is no longer an issue. You really need to try this mask! By Tim S, Los Angeles
What an awesome mask, I have tried over a dozen, and at least 4 pillow styles. this is the best style I have used. By Sam N, omaha, nebraska
Quiet, light and a very comfortable fit. The only complaint is that the headgear (straps) loose tension fairly quickly and I loose the seal of the nasal pillows. I will use this until a better option comes along. By Walter, Atlanta, GA
AirFit™ P10 & AirFit™ P10 For Her Nasal Pillows CPAP/BiLevel Mask With Headgear
I have tried 3 different nasal pillows masks including this one, and the AirFit™ P10 has been the best, to date. I like the fact that this mask is very light and minimalist; it feels good to wear. I really like the headgear because it is so narrow and isn't bulky and it adjusts well on my head. By Trish B, Owensville Mo.
Super lightweight; difficult to keep tight
I love this new mask. It is so small and lightweight and the XS nasal pillow fits better than any previous pillow. The short hose is excellent - so light and flexible. The only downside is the headgear. It doesn't stay in place for the whole night and I find that I end up having to adjust it at least once most nights. If they can fix that problem, this would warrant more than 5 stars. By ***, Minnesota
Very light and comfortable. Extremely quite. Like any pillow, they don't work well with pressures over 10 for some, myself included. I use it for a change from my primary mask. I would recommend. By Igggy, Las Vegas
This mask is so comfortable for me that I often wake up and wonder it I still have it on. Unlike other nasal pillow masks I have tried, this one combines rigid points of connection to the headgear and the mask which remains pretty immobile even as I turn over during the night. I have minimal leakage and the headgear doesn't shift at all. Awesome all around. By Rebecca H., St. Paul, MN
Purchased for use with a new compact CPAP I purchased for travel. The fit is both comfortable and snug with little if any strap marks after wear. Very pleased... By Dwight, Miami
extremely comfortable-shipped fast
When I went for my sleep study they tried this nasal mask on me first and after a few minutes it really begin to hurt my nose so I went with the full nose cover. After I got it home and used it for a few days it started to rub my face raw so I went online to the cpapXchange and found this one I had initially tried only this one seem to be a bit more streamlined. It also came with 3 different size nose pillows so I figured I would give it another try. It was shipped and at my door before the charge had even posted to my credit card. I tried the xsmall pillows and they just did not seem to allow enough air inand allowed too much leakage, so I tried the medium and it was like the one that I initially tried at the sleep study, it really hurt the end of my nose, so having multiple options I tried the small and I felt like Cinderella. It fit like a glove. Very comfortable. Now I toss and turn alot in my sleep so I need to re adjust it several times through the night but I have gotten to where when I hear the air leakage I can adjust it in my sleep. It is minimally invasive on my face so I do not feel so constricted. I think I will go ahead and order me a spare size small nose pillow. By CA Garza, Tomball Texas
Try this mask
Best nasal pillow system I've tried, by far! I love the fact that the air vent is so quiet. Great for side sleepers. No issues with leakage. Headgear is super light. I had no problem with the headgear adjustment as some reviewers have stated. A definite recommend by me! By Budster, Colorado Springs
Fantastic! Used the easy life mask before this and the P10 is heads above that. have a mustache and goatee, alway had leakage, with P10 no leakage, almost invisible having it on. Can't say enough! By c Hayes,
Ahhh... Much Better
Kind of new to the CPAP thing. Sleep doc fitted me for the resmed nano which after awhile started to chaff and bother. I did a little research and figured I'd try the airfit P10. Whats $100 for comfort right? Great choice. Very light and comfortable. No bothersome exhaust air. I toss and turn and the rig stays on. I'm starting to be able to wear it through the entire night which for me is saying a lot. By Jay, VA.
The product is very comfortable and easy to wear. It does appear to be of light-weight construction - time will tell as far as durability goes. All in all, a good product, if a little pricey. By Jeff, Connecticut
After playing with the different nose pillows and getting the right one I find that I really like the air fit. I do find however that it will slip if you slide your head instead of lifting it off the pillow. By wyman, denver
Air fit P10 nasal pillow
Works we'll with very little material to get in your way. As far as I am concerned, all these products are over priced for the materials used. As a user of a Cpap machine, what other choices do we have? By Ken M, San Francisco Bay Area
The best mask I've used. I will be buying another when this one wears out By DeeR, Alabama
AirFit is a winner
Previously used the Resmed Swift FX, this mask is lighter, seals better, and less air is "blown out" of the front of it. The strap is extremely simple and doesn't require any velcro adjustments as it has a nifty adjuster where it connects. Can't be any happier, and cpapxchange shipped it promptly so I could have it at home after a trip where the airline lost my luggage. Kudos! By Roy G, Atlanta, GA
I had to try it!
This ResMed mask is an improvement over the FX in most ways: it is much lighter, more compact, simple to position. There is no adjustment to the head-strap and this is quite odd to me - the fit is good for me, but wouldn't be the same for all users. Also, nasal pillows aren't as comfortable By Walter, Atlanta, GA
Overall, I did not like the AirFit P10 device. The attachments what would match it up with my existing hose were very hard to uncouple so they would fit with the existing larger hose. Once attached, the device was an overall more comfortable fit, but for some reason, the air delivery was not the most comfortable. not sure why, but it felt like I was not getting enough supply of air through the device. It may have been due to noticing the much smaller diameter delivery tube that came with this device, or possibly just psychological. In any event, I could not get comfortable with the volume of air delivery -- which was fine with my prior device. By Dennis, San Francisco area
ResMed AirFit P10 Nasal Pillows
Having used CPAP for twelve years, there was some reluctance to try a new mask. My experience with the following systems provided decent sleep but left me feeling that I might not obtain complete satisfaction with any.
Puritan Bennett - Breeze,
Fisher & Paykel - Opus 360
ResMed - Mirage Swift II and Swift LT
The Swift LT has been my favorite for the past three years but no longer. Using the ResMed AirFit P10 Nasal Pillows for the past few weeks has been a pleasant experience. I've been sleeping through the night without periodic mask adjustments as associated with the Swift LT. The AirFit is light, quiet, simple to adjust and clean. There was some concern that the short tube, not having an anchor point on the head gear, would get in the way or that the headgear would not allow adequate adjustment. That has not been the case. The AirFit works great for ME. By Richard C, Hollidaysburg, PA
Love this! Have been using it without any irritation to my sensitive skin. Headgear keeps the mask stable, not doing any of those all night adjustments in my sleep to stop a leak etc. And I am on bipap. Many masks say cpap/bipap .. but the air flow is high and most of the masks experience a broken seal from the high flow .... not this mask. Stays put. I am thrilled!! By Jenn, South
Recommended without Reservation
The AirFit P10 Pillow Mask/Headgear is the best pillow mask setup I have used to date.
In comparison; the Swift FX is heavier and sometimes awkward when turning in sleep; the swivel on the pillow was noticeable when changing positions in bed. The headgear straps on the cheeks were sometimes uncomfortable. The straps that encircle the head are bulky in the back and sometimes noticeable. The unit was quiet.
The AirFit P10 unit is so light it seems as if it weights nothing when worn. the thin tubing that comes off the pillow functions as a swivel mechanism and allows for quite a bit of rotational twisting when changing positions in bed. It's swivel action was hardly noticeable. the nasal pillow is highly comfortable when you follow the alignment directions provided by Resmed. The straps that encircle the head are comfortable and barely noticed once adjusted.
I recommend the AirFit P10 without reservation.
(note: both nasal pillow/headgear units were supported by the CPAP hose suspension system attached to the back side of the beds headboard with hardware from a local Home Depot store) By Peter, Austin, Texas
AirFit™ P10 Nasal Pillows
Quality was excellent. Unfortunately, the pillows were so uncomfortable that I had to remove them after a few hours. By Robert, Longview, TX
P10 Nasal Pillows
I've been totally impressed with these new pillows. I have found it to be very comfortable during the night and especially like the feeling that there isn't so much "hardware" on my head while trying to sleep. My wife has also enjoyed the quietness of the air coming out of the device that is now being muffled. By Steve , Frisco, TX
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