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When Sharon to fail was a young girl she experienced a -- seizures.
But for most of our -- she was happy and healthy she got married started Korea and -- the family then 24 years later.
Her seizures return that.
It'll be like forty seconds coming in I.
Basically zone out then -- -- seizures occurring forty seconds I'll say random words and make motions with my hands.
Now -- fifty years old.
Sharon turn to neurologists I'm -- -- -- health system in New York they diagnosed her with measles temporal sclerosis.
The scarring of the brain in the middle temporal lobe.
The condition can cause a form of epilepsy with partial seizures that can spread and affect other areas of the brain.
It was happening so -- -- I couldn't control it.
I -- -- I recognize that.
You know I had to do something bad and I was in search of the answer.
Doctorate she should NASA director of epilepsy surgery says surgery would cure Sharon's condition we do know that one.
The -- scarring on one side and the seizures are coming from that side if we remove that -- area.
We have a very high likelihood of completely eliminating -- seizures.
Doctor -- -- new minimally invasive procedure cold laser induced initial thermal therapy.
Which uses MRI guided imaging and laser technology.
By leaving it where essentially doing the same thing is taking it out but that -- advantages that we're not disrupting anything.
Else except for a small hole that we made in the back of the skull going to -- that area of the brain but we're gonna do it with just one simple.
I have passed -- a wire.
Think it's heated up.
Document that says patients have a faster recovery period.
Then with the traditional open brain surgery and it's going to back to normal I mean or point four years if it didn't access I just -- You know I just wanna start -- -- start my life again for more information go to nor sure -- GA dot com I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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