Meniett® therapy is a safe, simple, and effective treatment for Ménière’s disease symptoms of dizziness and vertigo. Once you and your doctor decide that Meniett therapy is right for your Ménière’s disease, these are the steps you’ll follow to begin.
Your doctor will write a prescription for Meniett therapy so you can order your device. You’ll also have a ventilation tube (vent tube) inserted in the eardrum of the affected ear. The procedure is called a myringotomy. It’s usually an outpatient procedure, meaning you won’t have to check into the hospital. It takes about 10 to 20 minutes to perform.
The Meniett device is easy to use. Once your doctor shows you how it works, you’ll perform your Meniett treatments yourself.
Doctors usually prescribe 3 treatments a day. Each treatment takes about 5 minutes, and the device will let you know when the treatment is finished. A small carrying case makes it easy to take with you.
Follow your prescribed treatment schedule every day for at least 5 to 6 weeks. Based on existing patient experience, you should know within this timeframe if Meniett therapy is going to help you. Your vertigo attacks should become less frequent or less intense. It's very important that you do not skip any treatments. Otherwise, Meniett therapy may be less effective.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.