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December 16, 2018

The Rise of 3D Technology in Neurosurgery

by Mahyar Pakizegee

The development of 3D printing, 3D imaging, and HD imaging, has brought the highest quality in imaging modalities to the field of neurosurgery. 3D renders and models can be used in diagnosis and planning stages of treatment and care for conditions such as brain tumors, skull base or pituitary tumors, and facial pain syndromes. Learn more.

Dealing with Hemifacial Spasm
October 1, 2018

Dealing with Hemifacial Spasm

by Mahyar Pakizegee

Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient's experience in dealing with this condition.

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December 29, 2017

A New Beginning: Patient with Hemifacial Spasm Finds Relief after 30 Years

by Zara Jethani

A professional French horn player's hemifacial spasms were interfering with his life for over 30 years. Find out how his treatment at Pacific Neuroscience Institute lead to his journey of success.

'The Scream' by Edvard Munch
October 3, 2017

October is Facial Pain Awareness Month

by Garni Barkhoudarian

An estimated 39 million people on the US have some degree of facial pain including TMJ dysfunction and notoriously painful Trigeminal Neuralgia. Read about these painful syndromes and available medical and surgical treatment options.

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September 16, 2016

Traveling the Extra Mile: International Patient Stories (Part 2 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

We welcome patients from around the globe and invite you to contact us. Here are a few of our patients who tell their stories. Information for International Patients Juan from Chile – Pituitary Adenoma:  Finding the diagnosis was the hardest part. It took me a year;...

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May 6, 2016

The Pacific Neuroscience Institute Website is Here!

by Daniel F. Kelly

We are very excited to announce the launch of the new Pacific Neuroscience Institute website, www.PacificNeuro.org Since 2007, the Pacific Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program has been focused on providing comprehensive care and minimally invasive treatment of brain, skull base and pituitary tumors.  Over...

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