No, you can schedule a sleep study with us directly.
Yes, you will need a prescription from a physician before we can treat you.
No more than 2 weeks.
Generally speaking, full-face masks are compatible with any PAP device. With that said, it’s worth consulting with your healthcare provider or a sleep specialist to ensure compatibility and proper usage.
No, you do not need a prescription to buy a full-face mask. However, a prescription is required to purchase a PAP device.
The primary difference between the two is the coverage area. In other words, a full face mask covers the nose and the mouth, while a nasal mask only covers the nose. As such, full face masks are likely to be more suitable for those who breathe through their mouth whilst sleeping.
Choosing the right PAP mask comes down to several factors, including but not limited to your unique preferences, sleeping position, air pressure required, and comfort. It also depends on whether or not you’re a mouth breather, nasal breather, or a combination of the two.
We here at Breathe Well can help guide you through the entire process, from identification to purchase!
Yes, all PAP masks, nasal masks included, are universally compatible with any PAP device. In fact, nasal masks are the most commonly used type of mask across any PAP device. The one exception, however, is the ResMed AirMini which is NOT universally compatible.
No prescription is required for nasal masks, or any type of PAP mask for that matter. The only time a prescription is needed is for the purchase of a PAP device itself.
A variety of supplies and accessories are needed, or at the very least preferred, to ensure the effectiveness and comfort of your personal PAP device. This may include but is certainly not limited to tubing, filters, humidifiers, CPAP cleaning supplies, CPAP pillows, skin moisturizers, and batteries.
At Breathe Well, we offer a comprehensive selection of PAP accessories to meet the unique needs of our customers. Whether you’re looking to improve the quality of your sleep or enhance your PAP therapy experience, we have the accessories you need to achieve your goals.
No prescription is needed to purchase accessories. However, a prescription will be required in order to be able to purchase a PAP device.
If you’re uncertain as to which accessories you require and when to seek out a prescription, Simply send an inquiry to your primary care physician, sleep expert, or us here at Breathe Well; we can help steer you in the right direction.
It’s recommended that you wipe down your PAP mask daily and wash the water chamber, hose, filter and mask weekly to prevent the buildup of bacteria and other contaminants.
It’s best to follow the manufacturer’s manual. At its most basic, this is likely to involve the disassembling of the device itself, the cleaning of individual components, and an allowance for air drying before use.
On a macro level, each type of PAP device provides and delivers a unique level(s) of air pressure. On a micro level, a standard CPAP device delivers continuous air pressure, a BiPAP device delivers two distinct levels of air pressure, and an APAP device allows for the automatic adjustment of air pressure based on a patient’s breathing patterns.
Yes, a referral from your physician is generally required to purchase any PAP device. We can work with your personal physician to ensure the appropriate prescription is, in fact, being prescribed.
We can help guide you through the entire process, from identification to selection. We do so by taking into account the uniqueness of your circumstance, your ideals and preferences, as well as your overall lifestyle.
At your house. We’ll provide the device and the instructions; you set it up at home and sleep for the night.
After the patient books their appointment, they will come and get the necessary equipment to take home. A CPAP administrator will provide detailed instructions on how to properly perform the test and/or will send the instructions virtually.
CPAP or BIPAP therapy are the most common treatments offered for sleep apnea. Once proper testing is performed, the appropriate treatment will be implemented.
Yes, in most cases but we always advise you to contact your provider for details.