headache surgeryMillions of Americans suffer from migraine headaches but have not found relief. If you have migraine that has not responded to other treatment, Queen City Plastic Surgery maybe be able to help through an outpatient surgical procedure.

Migraine headaches severely impact sufferers both personally and professionally. Some common methods of treatment are medication, acupuncture or massage. When these treatments do not provide relief, outpatient nerve release can help.

Migraine surgery can reduce or relieve pain to a considerable extent by treating the root cause of the problem. Generally, a patient’s migraine pain stems from the similar part area. These areas of pain can be located nasally, frontally, temporally, or occipitally.

When the source of pain is known, migraine surgery may prove to be useful to lessen migraine headaches in the future. After the treatment, some will find their migraine headaches have totally ended.

Who is a Candidate for Surgical Treatment of Migraines?

Those whose specific condition has been diagnosed by a neurologist or primary care physician. The International Headache Society has information that would help to identify the exact nature of a patient’s headaches, enabling Dr. Haque to decide the patient’s standing for treatment. Since not all headaches have the same cause, not every patient with headaches will be a suitable candidate for this treatment.

Surgical Treatment of Migraines

This outpatient surgery releases the specific nerves in the head and neck that cause migraine. This procedure helps to decompress them, which relieves the nerve from constrictive tissue and may release the chronic compression that causes migraine.

Recovery After Surgery

Patients are recommended to rest for a week after the treatment, avoiding constant activity. Pain medication can be useful in order to relieve any swelling or bruising that take place due to treatment. After seven days, patients should contact us for a follow-up visit in order to make sure of a positive recovery.

Schedule a Consultation

Before your first consultation, you should fill out the Migraine Headache Questionnaire

Our office can arrange to obtain records from your neurologist or physician regarding the diagnosis and earlier treatment of your problem. Dr. Haque will discuss options with you during your consultation based on these items, your symptoms and examination.

While we encourage you to complete the questionnaire prior to your visit, if you are not able to do so, you can complete it in the office.

To learn more about migraine headaches treatments or schedule an appointment, feel free to get in touch with us to learn about your options.