Also known as "Tic Doloreaux," the face pain in this syndrome may be the most severe pain that humans can experience. The typical pain is shock-like, and electric, involving one side of the face.
When medications fail, surgical treatment can be effective to reduce or even cure the pain. Dr. Jean has extensive experience with Microvascular Decompression, the most effective surgical treatment of this syndrome. He also uses the CyberKnife for radiosurgery to treat trigeminal neuralgia.
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