The focused ultrasound treatment is capable of penetrating the skull without making an incision. There is no need for anesthesia and the patient is completely conscious during treatment.
Since the treatment is non-invasive, it can be performed as an outpatient procedure, meaning minimal hospitalization is needed. You can expect to resume normal activities within days.
After a single treatment, most patients report a significant relief from symptoms almost immediately. They can return to normal daily activities, such as drinking, eating and writing, on their own.