The quality of the treatment of sleep apnea and other respiratory/neurological conditions with CPAP and BiPAP, depends on the user/patient’s acceptance of the mask. (compliance)
The mask connects the user and the machine in the CPAP/BiPAP treatment. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that a nasal or full face mask fits well and comfortably, so as not to interrupt sleep. At the same time, the mask needs to be easy to adjust, and prevent air from escaping (which interrupts sleep).
Many patients and users are satisfied with the standardized masks currently available. The quality of the generic masks has also improved, however a significant portion of users and patients have specific problems where a standardized mask is inadequate. Similarly, there is a growing number of users and patients, who simply wish to improve their quality of sleep.
The KRC masks can be an option in that respect. A change of masks always entails consulting the user’s or patient’s physician or hospital staff, so as to take into consideration all aspects of the treatment, before proceeding.