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...

BANA Conference

The Lindens Clinic was invited to give a talk about Rehabilitation in Facial Palsy at the congress of the British Acoustic Neuroma Association, BANA. This annual event was held at Salford Royal Hospital, and was very well attended by members from all over the UK....

Tour of Britain

Cyclists on the final leg of the week long Tour of Britain gathered at Altrincham on Saturday – just a mile down the road from the Lindens Clinic – for the start of the 165 km route passing through all of Manchester’s boroughs.The cyclists tackled a series...