Facial Paralysis Repair in Beverly Hills
Facial Paralysis Repair
When a trauma, infection or disease injures the facial nerves, it can result in debilitating face paralysis and cause the face to droop. Sometime cause of facial paralysis is congenital and can severely affect quality of life. Whatever the cause, treatment of facial paralysis requires a plastic surgeon with excellent surgical skills and the cosmetic experience to produce successful and attractive results. Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills is home to Dr. David Shamouelian, a highly-experienced face plastic surgeon and board-certified head and neck surgeon, who can restore basic function, form and balance in patients affected by partial or full facial paralysis using the lasted advances in reconstructive surgery.
Causes of Facial Paralysis
Some of the most common causes of facial paralysis include benign tumors, Bell’s Palsy, head injury or trauma, infection, Lyme disease, or other diseases. Facial paralysis causes facial imbalance or distortion and it can lead to a variety of problems, including the inability to close the eyes and drooping of the corner of the mouth. These can cause dryness of the eye, damaging the cornea. Drooping mouth can cause difficulty with eating, drinking, talking and smiling.
Face Reanimation Procedure
There are conditions where facial paralysis progressively resolves itself naturally over time. Then, there are cases where facial paralysis is devastating and reconstructive surgical treatment is needed to reanimate the face. Facial paralysis reanimation surgery is performed to restore symmetry to the face and restore function. Face reanimation may involve filling areas of the face damaged by muscle atrophy or re-establishing eyelid closure. Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills offers effective procedures that can significantly improve problems caused by facial paralysis and restore facial function and aesthetics.
Here are some of the key benefits of facial paralysis surgical procedures:
• Restoring facial function through microsurgical repair and nerve grafting
• Replaces damaged or atrophied facial muscles through muscle transfer
• Restores and enhances facial balance and harmony
• Prevents corneal damage or vision problems
• Restores quality of life
Right Candidate for Facial Paralysis Repair
Reconstructive surgical intervention is an excellent option for anyone who suffers from facial paralysis and experience drooping of the face or corner of the mouth, loss ability to close eyelid or corneal damage, nasal airway obstruction, inability to smile, corneal damage and other aesthetic and functional problems.
The cost of facial paralysis repair depends on the complexity of the procedure. This will be estimated during your initial consultation with Dr. Shamouelian. You may also ask about possible payment plans and financial options during your visit. To schedule an appointment or for more information about facial paralysis repair, contact Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills at (310) 461-3835.
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