Trigeminal Neuralgia Symptoms and Treatment Options

Edward Chang, MD, describes the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia, a very serious pain disorder that affects the face and is usually caused by a blood vessel that compresses against the trigeminal nerve.  Dr. Chang also provides a comparative analysis of the various procedures offered at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, including microvascular decompression, radiosurgery and radiofrequency lesioning.

Related Presenters

Edward Chang, MD.

Edward Chang, MD


  Dr. Edward Chang is a neurosurgeon who treats adults with difficult-to-control epilepsy, brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and movement disorders. He specializes in advanced brain mapping methods to preserve crucial ...

View Profile

Related Videos