The cause and timing since injury is important for treatment. Physical symptoms can include partial to complete loss of facial movement and expression, lack of eye closure, problems with eating and speaking, and loss of sensation. To learn more about five of the primary methods in which our experts help patients find relief from facial paralysis, please click below. Selective neurolysis is the most cutting edge treatment for patients who cannot generate an appropriate smile with partial facial paralysis and synkinesis. If the side of the the mouth droops, transferring a muscle attachment from the jaw to the corner of the mouth will restore support and mimic a smile. This prestigious fellowship position was available to only one surgeon in the United States. Acoustic Neuroma Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that develops on the main nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain.
If the side of the the mouth droops, transferring a muscle attachment from the jaw to the corner of the mouth will restore support and mimic a smile.
Facial Paralysis Reconstruction
Learn More About Dr. Home About Meet Dr. If there are any issues with complete recovery, Please call our center to schedule an appointment to review your reconstructive issues. Removal of the tumor can cause facial paralysis. Our primary objective is to provide cutting-edge treatments in a warm and compassionate environment.