Facial Paralysis Discussion and Debate

Travis Tate Tollefson, Tessa A. Hadlock, Jessyka G. Lighthall

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This article examines 6 questions about facial paralysis answered by 3 experts in their field of facial plastic surgery. The topics covered include routine assessment, neuromuscular training, nonsurgical management, and the future of this field. All the authors answered these questions in a “How I do it” manner to provide the reader with a true understanding of their thoughts and techniques. This article provides a practical resource to all physicians and practitioners treating patients with facial paralysis on some of the most common questions and issues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-180
Number of pages18
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1 2018


  • Advances
  • Facial paralysis
  • Facial reanimation
  • Gracilis
  • Temporalis tendon transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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