We provide treatment and care for a wide spectrum of facial pain conditions
Our multidisciplinary team treats a wide range of facial pain conditions and disorders. We apply a comprehensive approach to achieve a proper diagnosis, treated by the appropriate procedural, surgical or non-surgical solution, and managed long-term by our experienced team.
At the Pacific Facial Pain Center, disorders we treat include:
Though the exact mechanism is not known, the most likely etiology is inflammation of the affected nerve. This inflammation results in “ephaptic transmission” where the nerve “short-circuits” and minimal stimulation results in intense symptoms (such as facial pain or inner ear pain). By surgically repositioning the artery and/or vein causing nerve compression, this inappropriate conduction can be abated, resulting in improvement of symptoms.