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CPAP Newsletter: A CPAP Time Lapse
A CPAP Time Lapse
The Evolution of CPAP Therapy
1970 The first sleep clinic is established at Stanford University.
1978 Christian Guilleminault discovers the obstruction of airways during sleep.
1980 The first commercialized CPAP machine is available in the U.S.
1985 Over 100 patients begin treating Sleep Apnea at home.
1990 The “Bubble Mask” is invented & the passover humidifier emerges.
1995 The first integrated humidifier is introduced.
2007 The first Auto CPAP enters the scene providing optimum therapy.
2008 Some of the quietest machines, such as the IntelliPAP models become available on the market.
2011 The Transcend arrives redefining travel CPAP machines.
2016 Over a million patients are treating Sleep Apnea at home.
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The design and usability of CPAP equipment has come a long way in providing comfort for Sleep Apnea patients. Innovative product design leads the way with these unique masks which use minimalist design to provide users with optimal comfort.
Great for users of multiple sleep positions.
Excellent for users looking to avoid strap marks.
Perfect for users seeking a comfortable fit with a view.
A Revolutionary Discovery
In 1980, positive air pressure was first introduced by Dr. Colin Sullivan. It proved to alleviate obstructed passageways, paving the way to revolutionize how people with OSA slept. Dr. Sullivan’s research continued, promoting further advances in CPAP therapy, providing Sleep Apnea patients with an avenue for better quality sleep and overall better health. (1)
The Sound of Silence
With advancements in technology, today’s CPAP machines are essentially quieter, greatly out performing their loud predecessors in sound, size, and comfort.
“...It is extremely quiet...
You can’t even tell it’s on...”
“...machine is light, quiet and makes me sleep better...”
“This is a very quiet running machine...”
Did You Know? The first commercial CPAP machine was not only heavy, but so loud, it had to be kept in another room.
New CPAP Accessories
The development of CPAP accessories continue to evolve, bringing more ways than ever to enhance your therapy.
Ease your mind with a digital display that shows remaining charge.
Sleep in comfort while reducing redness, mask markings and leaks.
Great for protecting mask and hose when not in use.
Days of Old: CPAP Antiquity
Want to learn more about about the yesteryear of CPAP technology? Check out our Sleep Apnea Blog.
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(1) “Past, Present and Future of CPAP” - National Sleep Foundation, 2016 (Source).