Excessive and repeated facial blushing may become a discomfort that affects everyday life and causes social anxiety. It is commonly assumed that it is provoked by anxiety, nervousness and emotional reactions, but it is caused by a slight alteration of the sympathetic nerve structure – in particular of the second ganglion – responsible of the increased blood supply to face vessels.
NEW THERAPIES FOR ERYTHROPHOBIA
There are various solutions that may be prescribed for each single case upon accurate medical evaluation: psychotherapy, medicins, surgery.
The surgical intervention is considered the most effective and appropriate therapy for erythrophobia by the latest international guidelines. This proven cure is known as video-assisted selective clamping of the sympathetic chain.
This highly specialized technique provides neurocompression by applying titanium clips. The latest advancements in medical techniques make this surgical procedure minimally invasive, safe, reversible and with 96% success rate.