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Seek and you shall find the answer

For more than four years, Mike Wuest was troubled by a tic, a twitching in his face that he could not get rid of. It started in his left eye and later moved to his cheek as well. "I assumed the tic was from some stressful events I was going through at work," Wuest says. [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) treat around 300 people with hemifacial spasm every year.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors work together to treat your condition.
  • Efficient system. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate your condition and develop your treatment plan in days, not months.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors study hemifacial spasm and other neurological conditions and conduct clinical trials.
Sept. 19, 2014