Sad Death of Dr James Partridge OBE

On 16th August, Dr James Partridge OBE died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital in Guernsey. Dr Partridge was the founder of the charity Changing Faces the UK’s leading charity supporting people with disfigurements. Founded by James in 1992, the charity provides...

Life after Lockdown

The gradual opening up of shops, restaurants, work places, etc. is well underway; a number of people have voiced some anxiety on returning to a life where they are more “visible” and experience more encounters/meetings with other people. The charity...

Zoom Calls with Facial Palsy

In these days of working from home, face-to-face meetings have often been replaced by Zoom meetings online, and this sometimes provides particular challenges for people with facial palsy. The charity Changing Faces has a comprehensive series of advice sheets for...

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...