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Could Plastic Surgery Cure Your Migraines?

Summary: Did you know that there's a procedure similar to a brow lift that relieves migraine symptoms in over 50% of people?
Air Date: 11/29/14
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: William G. Austen Jr., MD
William G. Austen Jr., MD, is chief, plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn at Massachusetts General Hospital, and associate professor of surgery, division of plastic surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston. His research was appeared in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
    Could Plastic Surgery Cure Your Migraines?
    If you're one of the millions of Americans who suffers from migraines, you've probably tried every treatment -- from medicines to headache diets to herbal supplements.

    But did you know that for the past 15 years, surgeons have been performing a procedure similar to a brow lift that relieves migraine symptoms in over 50% of people?

    William G. Austen, Jr., MD, the chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, joins Dr. Roizen to talk about his research and experience with this surprising option for people with migraines.


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