The Gracilis Free Flap

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on The Gracilis Free Flap

The gracilis free flap is the ideal modality of emotive and spontaneous facial reanimation in patients with a viable contralateral facial nerve. A 2-stage procedure with a cross-face nerve graft…

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Static Facial Slings

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Static Facial Slings

Facial paralysis results from a variety of different causes. Patients with facial paralysis have cosmetic and functional defects that significantly affect quality of life. Surgical intervention has the potential to…

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Management of the Eye in Facial Paralysis

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Management of the Eye in Facial Paralysis

The preoperative assessment of the eye in facial paralysis is a critical component of surgical management. The degree of facial nerve paralysis, lacrimal secretion, corneal sensation, and lower eyelid position…

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Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Facial Paralysis

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Facial Paralysis

This article reviews the current literature supporting the use of botulinum toxin in producing symmetric facial features and reducing unwanted, involuntary movements. Methods, protocols, and adverse events are discussed. Additionally,…

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Bell’s Palsy

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is unilateral, acute onset facial paralysis that is a common condition. One in every 65 people experiences Bell’s palsy in the course of their lifetime. The majority of…

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