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Well, had the gamma knife procedure done yesterday to the left temporal lobe of my brain. My lesion had grown from 3mm to the size of a pea but surgeon said it was still small and an 18 minute treatment should do the trick. I had a plastic mesh mask molded to my face. That was a little scary as I couldn’t open my eyes or have much movement with my mouth. I think anxiety got a hold of me for a bit but I made it through. I asked if they were going to sedate me but they said no. Glad it is over and hope that it does fry the lesion. I have a follow up mri in Jan and see the surgeon.

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Yay, it's over! I am so glad I had medication before my procedure; I'm not sure I would have managed it as well as you did. Now it's all fingers crossed for that followup MRI!

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