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Part Number: 1109097Brand: Philips Respironics
These LiquiCell Nasal CPAP Cushions give extra comfort and help avoid mask skin and pressure sores. Whilst they are designed for the nasal bridge, these can be placed anywhere the mask touches the skin without losing the mask seal. However, they are not designed to be inserted into the nostrils with nasal pillows mask.
The ultra-thin and nearly invisible liquid-filled membranes of the pad provide a synthetic, external bursa that allows the body to glide or float with an object and aid in the reduction of shear and friction of the skin.
Hope2Sleep highly recommend these, as even in the unlikely event people prefer not to use them with their masks, there will always be a use for these in the medicine cabinet. (Kath Hope, CEO of Hope2Sleep, herself was relieved to discover she got instant relief from a painful heel sore caused by a new pair of shoes! and other customers have told how they've come to the rescue for other burns and sores etc).
There are 30 disposable pads per pack with adhesive-backed strips, designed for one night's use, but some people may find they can get more than one night's wear out of them, although the adhesive will probably not work on successive nights. Using them for more than one night is NOT recommended medical advice - it is simply observation some users have reported.
The pads do NOT contain Latex and are made from polyurethane containing an odourless silicone fluid. Each pad is approx 6 cm long.
I purchased this product due to it having better reviews than the resmed gecko patch. The bridge of my nose was becoming so sore due to the mask and these pads really do relieve that pressure. They are easy to apply and make the mask a lot more comfortable during the breaking in period of a new mask.
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Far better adhesion and comfort than the blister plasters I was using.They don't alter my leak rate (as hoped) but do make full face mask more comfortable. They will get 5 stars when they come down in price. I can use them more than one night by sticking them to my humidifier in day.
I don't think Respironics will bring down the price unfortunately Fiona, but it's good you're able to get extra nights use out of them. Some people can and some can't - depending on how oily peoples skin is. Thanks for the review. Kath
I have suffered for the past 4 years because in France it's impossible to find any sort of accessory for CPAP. My nose was the worst hit, to the point that even my eyeglasses began hurting (cumulative damage). Then I have found hope2sleep, and the possibility to test this nose protection patch. Wow!! It really makes THE difference! No more stabbing pain on the bridge, no bloody pustules forming, no unsightly marks for ahlf the day... yes, I very highly recommend this pads. NB: they can actually be reused 2-3 times if you thouroughly clean the skin before applying them, and sticking them back onto the paper support they are originally stuck to.
Fabulous you found us and the product! Great that they're helping you too 😊
received these are a trial from Philips at an open day. They were on the shelf for a few weeks, until i got a nose sore using my Resmed Airtouch Mask. I've started using these cushions since, and its letting the sore heal. you can barely feel them when being worn, so much smaller, lighter and thinner than the Resmed Gecko.I'll be ordering a full set now.Only given 4* as they are 1 night use only, and they are quite expensive for what they are. I intend to use only when the bridge of my nose gets sore, so probably 3 days on, 3 days off to spread the usage.
Helpful in stopping a sore red nose.
The pad was too short to go round my nose. It just hung on top. People wider noses wasn't considered. They should have sizes but it seems to be one size fits all which is not the case. The length should be specified in the advert. Very very disappointed. waste of money. The least they should do is refund my money. Am gonna get the ResMed which comes in small, medium and large size.
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Sorry the size isn't mentioned, but we've not come across anyone having a trouble with size before. I don't recall you've actually contacted us to ask for your money back and a review to help others is certainly not the place to do this! However, our charity couldn't afford to do this anyway and we do try hard to find suitable products for our fellow sufferers. Unfortunately what works for one person doesn't always work for another, but the Liquicell do have a high rate of positive feedback for many people. I hope you find a solution, and please don't throw away the Liquicell as they have many other uses (sores, burns etc) so are not just for the nasal bridge.
Am getting a few nights use out of each cushion by sticking it onto a piece if hard clear plastic during the day. Def makes a full face mask more comfortable on the bridge of the nose
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Good tip there Keith which I'll have to try, as I can only get one night's use out of them. Kath
I found these very thin and they did not help in anyway to reduce the irritation caused by the mask on my nasal bridge. I was dissapointed.
Again, sorry to hear yet another product didn't work for you, as both the products do work for the majority of people. Unfortunately with CPAP "what works for one person doesn't always work for another" so it seems you've been unlucky, and I do hope you find a way to sleep more comfortably.
There seemed very little gel in the pads I received and so the gel that was in the pad has been spread to the end of the pad giving the bridge of my nose very little protection.
I have used these for a while. I find them more convenient and more comfortable than a gecko
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