Understanding epilepsy and how it is diagnosed
What's the difference between a seizure and epilepsy? How is epilepsy diagnosed? What sorts of treatments are available? Shahram Izadyar, MD, answers these questions and more. He is is an associate professor of neurology at Upstate who specializes in epilepsy.
(Izadyar explains surgical and neurostimulator options for seizure control when medications are insufficient in a separate interview.)