The FlexiFit 406 Petite Nasal Mask from Fisher & Paykel Health-care Inc, Laguna Hills, Calif, is specifically designed to fit finer featured faces. The petite design is small, light, and easy to use. Incorporating FlexiFit Technology with auto-contouring properties, the FlexiFit 406 Petite Nasal Mask comes with a Glider Strap mechanism for comfort and stability, Stretchgear Headgear, and a maintenance-free bias diffuser for quieter operation. The FlexiFit 406 Petite Nasal Mask comes fully assembled and ready for use. (800) 446-3908; www.fphcare.com.
ResMed Inc, San Diego, announced the launch completion of its popular S8 series of flow generators. The S8 platform was designed to simplify therapy for patients and provide a complete treatment solution for clinicians and home medical equipment providers. The full S8 product line includes the S8 AutoSet Vantage, S8 Elite, S8 Escape, S8 Compact, and HumidAire H3i. The AutoSet Vantage and the S8 Elite with the HumidAire H3i are ResMeds first flow generators to offer fully integrated humidification in a single, compact system for travel or home use. The S8 AutoSet Vantage and S8 Elite include ResMeds new EPR therapy mode, a safe and effective feature specially designed for patients who expect greater comfort from their CPAP therapy. All S8 devices offer optional fully integrated humidification via the HumidAire H3i and feature a patient reminder system that helps patients to use and maintain their equipment. (800) 424-0737; www.resmed.com.
The Nasal-Aire Petite® from InnoMed Technologies, Coconut Creek, Fla, is designed so that patients can rest comfortably in various positions without the restriction of traditional nasal masks and cumbersome headgear. Its ergonomically designed Micro headgear with patented elbow feature reduces facial pressure points for added comfort. (866) 216-7337; www.innomedinc.com.
Light Therapy Device
The Litebook® from The Litebook Company Ltd, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, employs revolutionary white light emitting diode (LED) technology, resulting in an astonishingly bright light delivery system. These LEDs are rated to last up to 100,000 hours and are encased in an injection-molded impact-resistant ABS plastic outer shell. The Litebook includes a choice of an AC power adapter and nylon carrying case, and is now available in a rechargeable lithium-ion battery model. (877) 723-5483; www.litebook.com.
Invacare Corp, Elyria, Ohio, introduces the fully redesigned Invacare® Polaris EX EZ-Fill Humidifier. The key feature of the EZ-Fill Humidifier is the easy-open lid on the water chamber, which provides access to a large opening that facilitates filling and cleaning. Invacare also has made it simple to get the water chamber on and off the base of the humidifier by modifying the humidifier shroud. The EZ-Fill Humidifier is designed for use with the Invacare Polaris EX CPAP, featuring SoftX Technology to make patients more comfortable and compliant. (800) 333-6900; www.invacare.com.
CPAP Mask Wipes
The Citrus II® CPAP Mask Wipes from Beaumont Products Inc, Kennesaw, Ga, contain a unique formula designed for effective cleaning of all types of CPAP, bilevel, and oxygen therapy masks, tubing, and accessories. According to the manufacturer, this product can be used daily to remove dirt and oils and prevent build-up of organic material. Citrus II CPAP Mask Wipes are made to clean, deodorize, and refresh without leaving a residual after-odor. In addition, the gentle wipes are alcohol and solvent free, with natural ingredients that are derived from corn, coconuts, and citrus fruits. (800) 451-7096; www.citrus2.com.