I tried out the Wisp for a week or so and found that it did a good job and I love the swivel and quick release at the mask but it also was killing the bridge of my nose too with redness, sores, and acne. I did the bandaid trick and it helped a lot but also dried out my skin so the redness persisted. But I was getting a good seal. The DME actually gave me a free pack of PR nasal mask gel pads but I havent tried them out yet because I switched over to the Nuance Pros and they're great for me.
I move around from side to back sleeping often and it hasnt lost a seal once I figured out the optimal setting for the headgear. The gel pads do a good job of keeping it in place on my cheeks and nostrils and are soft and comfortable.
I also wish the headgear was a tad smaller. I have the unfortunate genetics of a small head and a large, wide nose. So I need the L nasal piece but the headgear velcro is going up and over to an odd angle soemtimes when I'm securing it to my face.
OK, can report success with my DME! Despite what at least 2 sales staff told me, they DO have the "Reduced Size" RS frame for the Nuance fabric mask in stock. Just didn't have it listed in the database the sales people can see.
So, they're sending it out to me FedEx along with a Nuance fabric kit.
The supervisor who tracked it down for me was very grateful that I pursued the inquiry, and they now have that part, Philips Part number 1105405, listed into their product database.
Will report on how it fits my smaller head when I get a chance to try it, and hope that it helps me to solve the Large Leak problem I'm having.
I guess I'm not permitted to list my DME here, and they're not on the supplier list on this board, so I can't even refer to them by number. But so far, they get an A+ from me for responsiveness and service.
Again, you can say their name, just not their website address (unless the two are the same).
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Yes, it fits the standard fabric Nuance headgear. I've just briefly tried on that mask with both versions of the front frame.
On the standard one, I had to pull the velcro tabs forward all the way to the nosepiece insert area. With the RS shorter one, it seems like it will pull just half way down that area.
I'll try it for sleeping tonight for the first time. Maybe in a few days write a review. I vaguely remember there was another forum member who talked about having a smaller head, so I suppose I'm not the only one.