Stories about epilepsy surgery
Jack was diagnosed with epilepsy around age 13 and has not been able to control his seizures through other treatments. The documentary follows his journey through epilepsy surgery, from tests and consultations to the surgery itself.
The programme explores the benefits, side-effects and risks of epilepsy surgery and will draw attention to the way Jack’s epilepsy affects his life.
Surgeons have been working on a new surgical technique for people with severe epilepsy. The technique has been used for a few years. Now a research study has shown that it is safe to use and produces good results.