Trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating condition that causes extreme facial pain. Class IV laser treatment is a new, non-invasive treatment option that has shown promise in reducing pain for trigeminal neuralgia sufferers. But how can patients tell if the treatment is working?
There are a few signs that may indicate that class IV laser treatment is effective for trigeminal neuralgia.
First, many patients report a significant reduction in pain after just a few sessions of treatment. Second, patients often find that they can reduce or eliminate their use of pain medication after beginning class IV laser therapy. Finally, many patients feel an overall improvement in their quality of life after starting treatment.
If you are considering class IV laser treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, be sure to discuss these potential signs of success with your doctor.