Temporal Trigger Point Surgery

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In this area Zygomaticotemporal branch of Trigeminal Nerve passes through Temporalis muscle and can be compressed by muscle, fascia or blood vessels traveling with nerve, this is a common trigger point for people grinding their teeth. Surgery can be done with minimally invasive techniques (endoscopically) which is our preferred technique, some direct approach through line hair line incision or upper eyelid incision have been described. Migraine surgery usually takes about 30min-1h.

Shows Temporal trigger point and Zygomaticotemporal branch of trigeminal nerve passing through temporalis muscle

Showing endoscopic approach to the temporal trigger point; it is done by couple of small incisions in hairline and after surgery scar is barely noticeable.

The goal of surgery is to remove the Zygomaticotemporal branch of the trigeminal nerve, this nerve is very small and removing of the nerve does not cause noticeable sensory loss

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Cleveland Office

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Totonchi Plastic Surgery - Cleveland
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone: (216) 778-4450

Office Hours

Tuesday
8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday
1st & 3rd: 8:30 - 5 pm
2nd & 4th: 8:30 - 12 pm

Westlake Office

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Totonchi Plastic Surgery - Westlake
38 Main Street, Suite 300
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: (216) 778-2262

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Friday
2nd & 4th: 8 - 5 pm

Zeeba office

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29017 Cedar Road
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Phone: (216) 778-2262

Office Hours

Monday
3 pm - 5:30 pm

Lyndhurst Office

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Totonchi Plastic Surgery - Lyndhurst
29001 Cedar Road, Suite 518
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Phone: (216) 778-2262

Office Hours

Monday
8 am - 2 pm
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