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Part Number: AGGELPAD-PSBrand: AG Industries
We're pleased to say we've finally been able to add these Boomerang Gel Pads to our stocklist for people who suffer from nasal bridge soreness from their masks. They are washable and AG Industries have also recognised the nasal paids needed to come in 2 different sizes which is a bonus to similar products.
These Boomerang Nasal Gel Pads by AG Industries are for people who suffer from nasal bridge discomfort from the masks and they come in 2 different sizes - Petite/Small (1.25" high X 3.40" wide) or Medium/Large (1.40" high X 3.70" wide).
The Boomerang Gel Pads are designed to relieve pressure and skin irritation, and they are washable with mild soap and resuseable. The manufacturer states to replace them every 30 days, but with careful cleaning and sealed storage (in the original container each pad is supplied in) there is every chance these will last a longer.
The pads are made from a propriety USP grade mineral oil, including moisturising essential oils. They are non-toxic, hypoallergenic and contain no latex or silicone.
Whilst trialling these we had a little go at cutting them to make them shorter, and surprisingly this worked well, despite no mention of this from the manufacturer!
The Boomerang Pads are available as one single size in either Petite/Small or Medium/Large, or first time users may want to select the Duo Packs which contain both sizes.
It is very important to lay the Boomerang pad on the nose when in an elevated position before placing the mask on top, to ensure it stays in place.
Like so many people who struggle with cpap mask sores I was desperate to find a solution. I purchased this product in the hope it would help, despite the prohibitive price for a small piece of silicone. Having tried it for several nights, and fully followed the instructions, I have to conclude that it is a total waste of money and not fit for purpose. It causes mask leaks as itís too thick and it slips about everywhere. I am so disappointed by this product and would encourage others not to waste their money. Iíve resorted to using silicone medical tape over the bridge of my nose. While it is not ideal it is better than this product. Iíve been using Cpap for some time so this is not a case of someone who doesnít know how to fit a mask. Unfortunately cpap masks can cause sores irrespective of whether they are correctly fitted. Iím disappointed that a charity would sell such a rubbish product to people who are desperate to find a solution to cpap problems. DO NOT BUY. Read the reviews, there are many more negative reviews than positive.
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Sorry to read such a negative review and especially against us at the charity for selling the 'rubbish' product. We much prefer to sell products that have higher reviews and would love it if everything worked for everyone, but we sell the product because it helps more people than it doesn't. As of today, 24/7/21 there are 12 x 5* reviews and 8 x 1* with others in between so it is not fair to say there are more negatives than positive! All our reviews are genuine too. Therefore, it's fair to say it's 60-60 whether this will help, and for those of us struggling with nose sores it's certainly worth a try. We agree nose sores are not caused by not fitting masks properly though, but in the longterm we always recommend patients ask their clinics for a mask which avoids the nasal bridge when they suffer from sores.Good to hear the silicone medical tape is helping you, and especially as we hear it doesn't work for many other people, which is proof that what works for one person doesn't necessarily work for another, which is why we all just have to keep trying to find out what works for each one of us, and why we continue to supply the Boomerang, as many customers would be upset not to be able to purchase it.
My husbands nose was very sore and sometimes bled due to his cpap mask. The hospital wouldnít provide anything other than plasters which did nothing to help the problem. I spoke to a friend with apnea who recommended this product. It has really helped his nose which is now fine. The only thing I would say is that we would probably order the smaller size next time for an even better fit.
So pleased to hear the Boomerang Pad helped your husband's poor nose.
Didnít work for me Iím afraid, as it didnít stay in place on my nose.
Shame to hear it didn't work for you Ruth. Try laying down before putting on the mask as gravity helps and the mask will usually keep it in place.
I wish I had come across this Nasal bridge cushion a long time ago. I have permanent scarring on the bridge of my nose from wearing the mask. These nasal pads are brilliant. I now have no pain and the wound is healing.
So pleased for you Catherine 😊
The gel pad moves the mask away from my face so that the noise of the CPAP machine becomes much louder. The noise was then too much for me and also disturbing for my wife, so I haven't used the pad since.
Comfy and easy to use but there were two issues for me: when I get up in the night for the loo I need a simple release of the mask and an easy replacement which I usually do in the dark, this made it a bit fiddly and I was fully awake again , I would probably get used to it but I had to put the light on, find my glasses and use the mirror, usually I just get straight back to sleep. I also felt it lifted the mask away from the lower part of my face and I was conscious of air leaking , although it didnít show up on my overnight score. I will keep it for times when my face is super sore, rather than everyday use.
A really efficient transaction. Came really fast. I had used a similar product previously and this lives up to my expectations. Will be ordering another shortly as so pleased with the one I have. Many thanks to the team.
Fantastic...before I used this I looked like Iíd been hit by Mike Tyson. No more marks on nose.
Didn't work very well on nose was not worth the money
That's so disappointing to hear and we do wish these comfort products worked well for everyone. We also have lots of people who love the Boomerang, but like you, not everyone sadly.
Excellent - it has helped significantly with soreness on bridge of nose.Arrived very quickly - next day.
Really pleased to hear the Boomerang is helping you Sally 😊
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