A modified surgical technique in the treatment of facial nerve palsies

Grant D. Gilliland, John L. Wobig, Roger A. Dailey

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

The ophthalmic complications associated with facial nerve palsy present a challenging problem to the treating ophthalmologist. Over the last hundred years, a wide variety of techniques have been used to rehabilitate patients with facial nerve palsy. Each of these techniques is associated with unique complications. We describe a significantly modified surgical technique for the rehabilitation of patients with facial nerve palsy that has not, to our knowledge, previously appeared in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)94-98
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

Keywords

  • Facial nerve palsy
  • Surgical technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A modified surgical technique in the treatment of facial nerve palsies'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this