Journal Title: بهار 96 Article title: Facial Nerve Palsy: Part I: Review of Eye Symptoms and its Treatment
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Article abstract: Facial nerve palsy affects individuals of all ages, races, and sexes. Psychological and functional implications of the paralysis present a devastating management problem to those afflicted. Facial paralysis following trauma, surgery or due to idiopathic (unknown), eye health at risk.
The most devastating sequelae of facial nerve paralysis is the loss of eyelid function. The inability to blink and protect the globe can lead to exposure keratitis, corneal abrasion and even the loss of vision. For this reason, treatment of eye complications for facial paralysis is of major importance. Various methods such as medical treatments (botulinum toxin) or surgical (internal or external weights on the upper eyelid or tarsorraphy) are used. So careful planning and long-term it is necessary to revive the eyelids and face. In this study reviews the various eye problems and the way we treat it.