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Microvascular Decompression of the Trigeminal Nerve

Case study written by Dr Norman Ma, Neurosurgeon & Spinal Surgeon

A 63 year-old lady presented with a 10-year history of left sided facial pain. Pain was described as over the left maxilla with radiation to the left eye and over the left side of the head. The severe pain was intermittent and described as sharp, shooting and electrical like in nature. It was aggravated by, brushing her teeth, touching her face, eating, drinking, and cold wind. She had some associated blurred vision. She denied any hearing impairment. There was no numbness of the face. The pain did not cross the midline or affect the right side of the face.

Continue reading Dr Norman Ma's case study here. 

Support our partners the Newro Foundation

The Newro Foundation has been selected to feature in Grill'd Local Matters in February! This program supports local organisations doing good things in our community.

To win, The Newro Foundation needs your help.

Purchase a burger at Grill'd Rosalie during February to receive a token, place the token in the jar marked Newro, the organisation with the most tokens wins $600. 

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Get involved and support the Newro Foundation in developing new ideas and new research for new hope in the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, spinal surgery and the neurosciences.

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Severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Neurosurgeon, Prof. Terry Coyne, shares an update with Channel 7 reporter, Dante Ceccon, on the clinical trial helping people with severe obsessive compulsive disorder live a better life.

View the interview here.

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