Patients diagnosed with facial spasms have the benefit of working with one of the largest ophthalmology programs in the United States. These experts, in collaboration with neurologists and other specialists, provide sophisticated technology and compassionate care for you. The University of Minnesota has a long history of being pioneers in the treatment of patients with facial spasms. Our doctors participated in the first trials on botulinum toxins in the 1980s. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have worked on developing new treatments for patients suffering from severe eyelid spasms.
Many physicians at the University of Minnesota participate in clinical trials. Patients treated here have access to more clinical trials than anywhere else in Minnesota. Discoveries made here often become the standard of care around the world. Ask your physician about a clinical trial for you related to facial spasms.