All About Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is a condition brought on by the reactivation of the same virus that causes the chicken pox. When this virus is reactivated, it affects the facial nerve, often causing hearing loss, a blister-like rash, and temporary facial paralysis. Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, and Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute is world-renowned for his cutting-edge treatment of temporary and permanent facial paralysis.Read more
Bell’s Palsy Diagnosis: Now What?
A Bell’s palsy diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming if you don’t know where to turn for help. Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS is the Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute and is known for his innovative treatment of Bell’s palsy and facial paralysis. He is here to help you understand the condition as well as explain the best Bell’s palsy treatment available.Read more
How Does Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Affect The Eyes?
When we think of facial paralysis and Bell’s palsy, we mostly think of how ones appearance changes with a noticeable droop to one side. However, one of the most common affects of facial paralysis that most don’t realize could affect them is the ability to completely close their eyelid on the affected side.Read more
How Does Botox Help Bell’s Palsy & Synkinesis?
Did you know that Botox is one of the most effective treatments for individuals suffering from partial facial paralysis, synkinesis, and Bell’s palsy? In this blog, world-renowned facial paralysis surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, explains how Botox is used to help give patients suffering from facial palsy a more balanced appearance.Read more
Dr. Azizzadeh Brings Hope To Woman Suffering From Facial Paralysis For 3 Decades
One of the most rewarding aspects of being able to treat individuals coping with permanent Bell’s palsy and facial paralysis is Dr. Azizzadeh’s ability to give them hope that hasn’t been felt in quite some time. In this blog, Dr. Azizzadeh profiles a recent patient who underwent the first of two surgeries at the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills.Read more
Nancy Pelosi Possibly Suffering From Temporary Facial Paralysis
World-renowned facial paralysis and Bell’s palsy surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, shares expert opinion onNancy Pelosi’s possible condition.Read more
Could Early Physical Therapy For Bell’s Palsy Improve Long-Term Results?
At the Facial Paralysis Institute in Los Angeles, world-renowned facial paralysis surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, strives to stay on the cutting-edge of all new techniques and methods researched for the improvement of facial paralysis and Bell’s palsy treatments. In this blog, Dr. Azizzadeh takes a few moments to let his patients know about a new study surrounding Bell’s palsy, and how earlier physical therapy programs could help facial function return sooner.Read more
Study Examines Societies View of Facial Paralysis
In a recent study published in the Laryngoscope online medical library, research surrounding the negative view that society has toward people suffering from both facial paralysis and Bell’s palsy has been made public.Read more
What is Moebius System?
Moebius (Moebius) Syndrome is a rare, congenital neurological disorder that presents a variety of complications and visible symptoms. Because the condition is caused by the underdevelopment or absence of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves, the main sign of Moebius Syndrome is the inability to control facial expressions and eye movement.Read more
How Young Can Children Have Surgery To Correct Facial Paralysis?
In light of a recent article profiling a one-year old boy suffering from Moebius Syndrome causing complete facial paralysis, Dr. Azizzadeh, Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Los Angeles, would like to address a question that presents itself from time to time; How young can children have surgery to correct facial paralysis?Read more
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