What is a full face mask?


A full-face mask is a device that can aide people with OSA. A headgear or a strap seals the patient’s nose and the mouth. A full face mask applies equalized pressure through the nose and mouth and helps relieve the symptoms of OSA.

Oftentimes, individuals with OSA tend to drop their mouth open during sleep, a full face mask is recommended if this is the case. It is also commonly used when a patient has nasal congestion.

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