Facial Palsy surgery

Facial palsy can have an enourmous impact on the physical and psychological well-being of those affected. Mr Dan Butler has extensive experience in this area, having worked at three of the UK's busiest facial palsy centres. Dan offers a wide range of treatment options for facial palsy that help to restore facial movements and symmetry.

Restoring Smiles, Restoring Confidence: Our Individualised Approach to Facial Palsy Surgery

There are a myriad of different surgical techniques available to address facial weakness. First and foremost, carefully determining the exact cause for the facial weakness is essential to constructing an appropriate treatment plan. Mr Dan Butler will then be able to offer your a breadth of options to help restore the shape, appearance and movements lost as a result of the facial palsy.

Many patients report to significant delays from the onset of facial weakness until referral to a qualified specialist. Early intervention is, however, critical to give the best possible chance of restoring normal facial movements in the long-term. Contact us to arrange an early review.

Botox® for facial tightness

Asymmetry and tightness in the recovering facial muscles is a significant problem for patients affected by facial palsy. Botulinum toxin (Botox®) injections can be used on the affected, or healthy side to achieve a more natural, relaxed appearance to the face, whilst taking away the sensations of pain and stiffness that occur with facial tightness

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Surgery for facial tightness

Surgery for facial tightness (synkinesis) is typically considered after maximising non-surgical measures, such as physical therapy or Botox® injections. Surgical interventions aim to address the underlying abnormal facial movements and restore more normal and controlled facial appearance and function.

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Smile surgery for facial weakness

Loss of the ability to smile can be one of the most devastating features of facial palsy. Thankfully, a number of options are available to help re-build a smile amongst patients with persistent facial weakness after facial palsy

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Eyelid surgery for facial weakness

Eyelid surgery for facial weakness is designed to improve the appearance of the eyelids, whilst also ensuring that the eye itself remains protected to avoid it drying out or generating excess tears.

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Brow surgery for facial weakness

Facial palsy can lead to weakness in the muscle that supports the eyebrow. The resulting drooping of the eyebrow can not only affect a patient's peripheral vision, but also have a detrimental impact on their overall appearance.

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