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Epilepsy Care

Learn more about the specialized care Duke experts offer people with epilepsy.

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Robot Reduces Need for Open Brain Surgery to Map Epileptic Seizures
Robot Reduces Need for Open Brain Surgery to Map Epileptic Seizures

A robotic device is allowing doctors to pinpoint the origins of a person’s seizures through minimally invasive surgery. The device, in use at Duke and some epi ...

Specialized Care for Women with Epilepsy
Specialized Care for Women with Epilepsy

Epilepsy can dramatically affect a person’s quality of life, but women with epilepsy have even more to consider. Normal hormonal changes can influence seizure ...

Epilepsy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know and When to Seek Care
Epilepsy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know and When to Seek Care

Want some good news? In general, people with epilepsy do not have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 or developing serious complications from it. Howeve ...

Do I Need an Epileptologist?
Do I Need an Epileptologist?

Most people with epilepsy can control their seizures with medication under the supervision of a primary care doctor or general neurologist. However, you may ne ...