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Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botulinum Toxin and Rose-Tinted Glasses

Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botulinum Toxin and Rose-Tinted Glasses

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Blepharospasm Possible Treatments: Botox and Rose-Tinted Glasses By: Wissam Deeb, M.D. & Aparna Wagle Shukla, M.D. Blepharospasm is the scientific name given to excessive involuntary forced eye blinking. It is […]

Celebrating Five Years in New Interdisciplinary Center

Celebrating Five Years in New Interdisciplinary Center

Published: Apr 26th, 2016

We hope you enjoy this infographic which shows in picture form the milestones that have happened in the last 5 years! Scroll down to view.  

Neural Network Modulation – a historical review in New England Journal of Medicine from Dr. Okun

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

Deep brain stimulation has helped more than 100,000 people with various neurologic disorders around the world.

Dystonia patient receives 1,000th DBS lead implanted at UF Health

Dystonia patient receives 1,000th DBS lead implanted at UF Health

Published: Aug 13th, 2014

The POST, a monthly magazine by Univeristy of Florida Health, published the story of 14-year-old Felipe Hanel and the deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery to treat his dystonia. Felipe received […]

Dystonia Deep Brain Stimulation patient on Tampa Bay news

Published: May 15th, 2014

Check out this news segment from Fox 13 in Tampa Bay about one of our patient’s deep brain stimulation surgery for dystonia. They always tell me I’m bionic.

University of Florida Doctor Dr. Malaty and Rick Staab Talk About Dystonia Awareness

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration neurologist Irene Malaty discusses dystonia awareness with Rick Staab from Tyler’s Hope and GTN News.  

Season of Hope Run 15K Results

Published: Dec 10th, 2012

Half-Mile Timing – Contractor License Season of Hope 5k/15k – 12/8/2012 Hawthorne Trail Gainesville, Fl Event 2 Boys 13&U 15000 Meter Run ======================================================================= Name Age Team Finals Points ======================================================================= Finals […]

Season of Hope Run Results 5K

Published: Dec 10th, 2012

Half-Mile Timing – Contractor License Season of Hope 5k/15k – 12/8/2012 Hawthorne Trail Gainesville, Fl Event 1 Girls 8&U 5000 Meter Run ======================================================================= Name Age Team Finals Points ======================================================================= Finals […]

Exciting dystonia DBS patient story shared

Exciting dystonia DBS patient story shared

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

In generalized dystonia, muscles that should contract & relax to cooperate with each other contract at the same time and fight against each other. This causes awkward & painful postures […]

Tyler’s Hope Golf Tournament This Weekend to Raise Money for Dystonia Research

Published: Aug 16th, 2012

Tyler’s Hope for a dystonia cure will be holding its annual golf tournament in Gainesville, FL to raise awareness and also research dollars for dystonia. For more details:  http://www.tylershope.org/