Some patients choose to use Non-magnetic CPAP or BiPAP Mask, while for others, it is advised by their healthcare professionals. It is important to consult with a physician to determine the most appropriate option. Non-magnetic headgear clips are specifically recommended for individuals who have implanted metallic medical devices or objects in their bodies, such as pacemakers, cochlear implants, or other metal implants. This precaution helps to prevent any potential magnetic interference and ensures the safe and effective use of the CPAP or BiPAP therapy. See the full list below for implanted metallic medical devices.
Non- Magnetic CPAP or BiPAP Masks Contraindication: Non- Magnetic CPAP and BiPAP Masks are ideal for this who have the following implanted devices that may be affected by magnets, including but not limited to:
Implantable Cardioverter defibrillators (ICD)
Magnetic metallic implants / electrodes/ valves in upper libs, torso, or higher (i.e. neck and head)