The Fisher Wallace Stimulator┬« works by stimulating the brain to produce neurochemicals such as serotonin, while modulating the default mode network and entraining alpha waves. The device treats insomnia but is not a sedative – instead, the device modulates the brain to produce a restful state that accelerates sleep onset and restores longer periods of sleep.

FDA-Clearance Date: 1990
Medicaid Approval Date: 2017

Contraindications

Patients with pacemakers, implanted stimulators, or any other type of implanted electronic medical device, should not use the Fisher Wallace Stimulator®.

Potential Side Effects

Less than 1% of patients may experience a temporary headache or dizziness upon their initial use of the device – these patients may re-attempt using the device or may return the device for a refund.