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Facial Palsy: Periocular Management

  • John B. Holds
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Abstract

The eye and periocular structures are central to the evaluation and treatment of conditions of facial paralysis and associated conditions of seventh cranial (facial) nerve dysfunction. As a result of the complex course and innervation of the facial nerve, physicians from multiple specialties including neurologists, neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists, and plastic surgeons have a role in the evaluation and treatment of facial paralysis.

Keywords

Facial Nerve Facial Palsy Lacrimal Gland Lower Eyelid Facial Paralysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Inc.Saint Louis UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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