Face Masks & Facial Palsy

As everyone is aware, going into shops or onto public transport now necessitates the wearing of a mask. How does this feel when you have facial palsy? We have had some patients speak of it as “a relief” as they feel that other people are not focused...

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...

London Clinics

Our August London clinic is currently being run as a video-call clinic (as is our Manchester clinic), but we are starting to book the next London clinic, which will be in November, in the hope that this will offer in-person, face-to-face consultations. The dates for...

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In these days of working from home, face-to-face meetings have often been replaced by Zoom meetings online, and this sometimes provides particular challenges for people with facial palsy.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...