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Am I a Candidate for DBS?

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If you answer “Yes” to some of the questions below, please schedule an appointment with our neurologists today to discuss if DBS is right for you.

  • Do you experience periods when medication is not helping enough and you are experiencing symptoms?
  • Do you experience troubling dyskinesias (involuntary excessive movements)?
  • Do you take frequent doses of dopaminergic drugs (Levodopa, Sinemet*, Stalevo*, Parcopa*) in a typical day?
  • Despite having tried several drug combinations, do you experience any of the following troubling side effects: sleepiness, nausea, hallucinations, confusion/other thinking problems, lightheadedness upon standing, behavioral/personality changes?

To schedule an appointment
with a board-certified DBS specialist, please call (305) 243.2781,
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

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