Eye Problems in Facial Palsy

When someone has facial palsy, the affected eye is very likely to suffer from problems as a result of reduced tear production. Signs of Eye Irritation: • Dry eye or a gritty sensation • Burning or eye pain • Decreased or blurry vision • Sensitivity to light • Eye...

Facial Palsy Metaphor

Today Wendy discharged a patient who has just completed a 3 year course of rehabilitation for severe facial palsy. The lady has made great progress in her facial rehab, and has moved from having very little movement in her right face, and marked problems with eating,...

World Stroke Day

Today (October 29th) is World Stroke Day. Facial palsy/facial weakness can be a consequence of stroke; it can occur in isolation if the stroke is small, or can occur in combination with arm and leg weakness or paralysis. Below is an infographic of the factors...