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Is Facial Paralysis a Permanent Issue?

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Anyone who has dealt with facial paralysis knows that it affects your life in many ways. Depending on the severity of the paralysis, things like talking or even eating may not be possible. When someone has been contending with facial paralysis, is there anything that can be done? What Causes Facial Paralysis? Doctors have determined…

Facts About Facial Paralysis

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Facial paralysis occurs when nerve damage prevents you from being able to make facial movements. This condition can affect one, or both sides of the face. Facial paralysis can come on suddenly or occur gradually. It could be a short-term condition or one that lasts for a long period of time. Common causes of facial…

When Bell’s Palsy Leaves Behind Frozen Nerves

Every year, a small percentage of people develop Bell’s Palsy. You may have seen it in your parents or grandparents, or perhaps even in the mirror. One half of the face loses the ability to smile or raise an eyebrow; the cheek is slack, the forehead is relaxed. The same type of paralysis can be…

Surgical Options for Facial Paralysis

Facial paralysis is an extremely difficult condition to be diagnosed with.  This condition affects a multitude of people around the world, and is usually caused after damage has been suffered to facial nerves or the brain.  Facial paralysis can only affect a portion of the face, or in extreme cases, can involve the entire face,…

Something to Smile About

Have you ever seen someone who looks naturally unhappy or sad when they’re not smiling? It may not be what you think. Youthful, attractive lips have a full and voluptuous red lip with upturned corners of the mouth and one to two millimeters of central tooth show. As we age, our skin and soft tissues…

Corrective Facial Paralysis Surgery: A Complex Paradigm

Facial paralysis can be an emotionally and psychologically devastating problem.  There are numerous causes, with the final common pathway being either partial or total loss of facial movement on the affected side of the face.  Sometimes nerve repairs are performed with in the first weeks to months of injury or at the time of paralysis…

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.