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Anyone recommendations on dealing with "Puffy Eye Bags" + watery eyes due to CPAP ?

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dmypub +0 points · 3 months ago Original Poster

I bought a "gel mask" that you keep in the refrigerator - to put on my eyes to reduce swelling. Feels great, but only offers temporary relief. The skin under my eyes is continually puffy. Plus my eyes are watery all day - for that I've been using eye drop lubricant. Again, I get temporary relief, but I still have the watery eyes.

Anyone been successful at treating these symptoms ? Thanks !

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Sherry +0 points · 3 months ago

What kind of mask are you using?

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dmypub +0 points · 3 months ago Original Poster

I have used respironics amara, simplus, P10, and resmed f30. Currently using F30

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Ruby +0 points · 3 months ago Sleep Commentator

A full face mask can stretch the skin and keep fluids from draining as they should, especially if you pull the straps a little tight. You might also check to make sure that it doesn't sit too closely to your eyes (mine tends to ride up during the night). And sometimes they leak--even a small leak into the eyes can cause them to become dry and irritated. I'm not sure what the answers are but I know you aren't the only one who suffers with this issue.

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