The common symptoms of facial paralysis are a drastic droop of facial muscles and weak facial muscles. The condition may occur on one or both sides of the face. Individuals will also experience asymmetric facial structures, the inability to raise the eyebrows, inability to close an eyelid and protect the eyeball from drying out, sagging or looseness of the lower eyelid, and the inability to raise, lower or pucker the lips
Other causes of facial paralysis include skull fracture or injury to the face, middle ear infection or other ear damage, head or neck tumor, Lyme disease, and Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Treatment for facial paralysis depends on many factors. They include the patient's age, cause, and severity of paralysis and duration of symptoms. The symmetry of facial features usually regained if the patient participates in facial muscle retraining and facial paralysis physical therapy. Both are critical and important for a successful facial paralysis physical therapy.
Often the diagnosis for facial paralysis treatment is complicated. Get facial paralysis treatment at Magnas V ENT. Our specialized team of doctors will conduct complete tests and imaging studies of the brain and face. Get your MRI, CT scan to rule out brain tumors, strokes, and infections. Also, an Electromyography (EMG) is conducted to study the nerve and muscle. You are in safe hands, as Magnas V ENT doctors will deliver the best facial paralysis treatment.