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What's New 2010


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  • AAO: Intraorbital Surgery Relieves Pain for Some Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia  "Most of the patients who have had this surgery had tried other therapies without success," said Dr. Tucker. "For those patients, this surgery did what none of the other treatments could do for any length of time: relieve the pain."


  • New Data Published In Neurology Show Once-Daily Lamictal XR Significantly Reduced Partial Seizures In Patients With Epilepsy .  This is currently in development. Investigational therapy currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Lack of Sleep Disrupts Emotional Controls.  Most of us know that sleepless nights can unhinge your emotions. Now scientists have a better idea of why this happens. They’ve shown that lack of sleep strongly activates the brain’s emotional centers and weakens the brain circuits that keep your emotions under control.


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