What are the treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia?


The intensity and frequency of pain in the face due to trigeminal neuralgia decides the treatment options. These could range from medication to surgery depending on the condition of the patient. The medicines will only relieve you of the pain and the intensity and frequency of the attacks. The treatment method to cure trigeminal neuralgia is surgery that may include stereotactic radiosurgery, glycerol injections, radiofrequency thermal lesioning, gamma knife radiosurgery and microvascular decompression.

Before getting any such treatment, you must visit Specialist Pain International clinic for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia Singapore. Dr. Nicholas Chua, President of the SPI is a specialist and will offer you the best diagnosis and treatment for the condition.