Does YOUR snoring keep your partner up at night? A 3D-printed mask may make sleepless nights a thing of the past
A breathing mask tailor made to the patient could make treatment for chronic snoring more effective.
The mask is made with a special 3D printer using scans of the patient’s face, so it matches their features exactly.
This is thought to make treatment more comfortable and effective.
The mask is connected to a machine known as a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, which is commonly used to treat the main cause of chronic snoring, sleep apnoea.
This condition, thought to affect one in five adults in Britain and one in 30 children, occurs when the throat tissue collapses... read more
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