Endoscopically assisted facial suspension for treatment of facial palsy

Granger Wong, Russell B. Stokes, Thomas R Stevenson, Thomas P. Whetzel, Christopher J. Saunders

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Abstract

Static suspension remains an option for certain patients with facial paralysis. Endoscopically assisted facial suspension obviates the need for a counter-incision at the oral commissure to distally inset the fascia lata graft as described in the standard technique. The endoscopic technique is simple, allows secure placement of perioral fascial strips, and can be performed as an outpatient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)970-971
Number of pages2
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume103
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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