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Choosing epilepsy surgery

Choosing to undergo epilepsy surgery can be a huge decision to make. Here Anthony who has had surgery discusses the changes it has made to his life, while Sarah and Tina, who are still considering surgery, share their hopes and concerns.

Anthony's story

Anthony's story

Anthony was diagnosed with epilepsy at 20 and underwent surgery just before his 29th birthday. He has been seizure free for 12 years.

Sarah's story

Sarah's story

Sarah Reid, mum of two, speaks about balancing the stresses of her epilepsy and being a mum.

Tina's story

Tina's story

Tina has right temporal lobe epilepsyand is currently going through tests at Epilepsy Society to see whether she is suitable for epilepsy surgery. She talks about why  opting for surgery is not an easy decision.