Epilepsy surgery

Epilepsy surgery is a treatment option for some people with seizures that can’t be controlled by taking epilepsy medicines.

There are different types of brain surgery that can be used to treat epilepsy.

Find out more about what this involves for children and adults by following the links below.

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Children's epilepsy surgery

Information about the Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service (CESS) in England.

Surgery for adults

A look at the type of surgery available for adults.

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Here to support you

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Call the Epilepsy Action helpline

If you would like to talk to someone about epilepsy, our trained advisers are here to help.

0808 800 5050
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Send us your question

Send a question to our trained epilepsy advisers. (We aim to reply within two working days).

Contact us today