Dec 30, 2019
Bell’s Palsy is a type of facial paralysis that affects the ability to control the muscles on one side of the face. Most people (70%) who suffer from Bell’s Palsy are only affected temporarily and will fully recover from the condition within weeks to months. While there is no specific cause of Bell’s Palsy, it is mostly contributed to a viral reactivation in the facial nerve. Some people who suffer from a viral infection are left with the virus hibernating in the facial nerve nucleus.
Nov 25, 2019
At New York Facial Paralysis, we offer cutting edge treatment that focuses on all causes of facial paralysis. Dr. O leads our practice as a facial plastic surgeon trained in facial paralysis and reanimation. The uniqueness that Dr. O brings to her treatment options is understanding both the functionality and balanced aesthetics of the face. Hemifacial spasm is a rare neuromuscular disorder in which the muscles on one side of a person’s face twitch or contract involuntarily.
Oct 28, 2019
Facial droop is one of the most recognizable symptoms of Bell’s palsy. Also referred to as Facial paralysis, facial droop is the result of damage to the facial nerve or muscles. Many stroke victims also suffer from facial droop, and this is often the most emotionally difficult symptom for people to deal with.
Facial twitching is the result of an injury or disorder in the facial nerve. Proper diagnosis of facial twitching is vital to its treatment. One underlying cause of facial muscle twitching is multiple sclerosis.
Jan 15, 2019
New York Facial Paralysis is an establishment focused on all causes of facial paralysis and reanimation. Dr. O is a facial plastic surgeon trained in facial paralysis and reanimation. If you’re wondering what exactly is facial reanimation, continue reading to see if this treatment might be a good solution for your facial paralysis.