A brain aneurysm is a weak, bulging part of a blood vessel in the brain. A brain aneurysm typically does not cause symptoms until it grows large or bursts. In fact, our doctors at Dignity Health Southern California may discover a brain aneurysm, also known as cerebral aneurysm, while evaluating their patient for another medical condition.
Our accomplished neurosurgeons offer life-saving treatment for dangerous and ruptured brain aneurysms in Southern California. If you are concerned about your risk of developing a brain aneurysm, use our Find a Doctor tool to make an appointment with a brain specialist at one of these medical centers:
Call 911 to receive immediate medical care if you or someone you are with is experiencing symptoms of a large or burst brain aneurysm. Symptoms include:
- Eye pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Vision changes, including blurry vision
- Weakness or numbness
Causes of Brain Aneurysm
Our doctors perform comprehensive evaluations and order brain imaging tests to determine if you have a brain aneurysm. Your risk increases as you age. It is also higher if you have a family history of the condition.
At Dignity Health Southern California, we pay special attention to diseases that increase your risk of brain aneurysms, including high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. We work with you to manage these conditions and reduce your risk of dangerous complications, including cerebral aneurysm.
Personalized Brain Aneurysm Treatment at Dignity Health Southern California
We use specialized surgical technology at Dignity Health Southern California to treat all types of brain aneurysms, including ruptured and bleeding brain aneurysms. We perform life-saving, emergency surgery to help stop the bleeding and prevent or reduce the extent of brain damage.
Our neurosurgical teams provide personalized care based on your specific circumstances and preferences.
Dignity Health Southern California is at the forefront of brain aneurysm detection and treatment. Contact us for more information about all the services we offer our communities in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties.
Dignity Health provides proficient and high-quality diagnosis and treatment of brain aneurysms in Southern California.