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2014-06-09 23:07:54

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, commends award-winning fashion student for her final collection that was inspired by her battle with Bell’s palsy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills commented today on Julia Wolner’s fashion collection that won the prestigious Liz Claiborne Award at the Pratt Institute’s 2014 Fashion Show in Manhattan. Wolner’s award also...

2014-06-04 23:01:30

The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation announces a new, live webinar series with, ‘Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS on Saturday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. (PST). Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation today announced, “Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, the first of a new series of live online presentations that will cover...

2014-03-26 23:26:37

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills comments about the electromagnetic fields of non-ionizing radiation that cell phones produce. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, today commented on research that suggests areas that come in contact with our cell phones are more susceptible to tumors and cancer. Since cell phones produce electromagnetic fields of...

2013-11-05 10:49:42

A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline to improve the accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of Bell’s palsy was published Monday in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline is intended for clinicians in any setting who are likely to diagnose and manage patients with Bell’s palsy, the most common single nerve disorder, usually associated with facial paralysis. “The primary purpose of this guideline is to improve the accuracy of diagnosis for...

2011-11-09 10:38:33

Research work drawn up by specialists from the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Navarra Hospital has shown that, after surgical treatment for facial paralysis through using muscular transplant and nervous transposition (connection of facial muscle to a nerve different from the injured facial nerve), the brain of a woman — in comparison to that of a male - manages to adapt itself better, recovers the spontaneous smile and has a greater time...

2011-05-10 15:40:04

Years after injury, intensive exercise brings improvement A research study conducted at Washington State University Spokane offers hope to those suffering from facial nerve damage. According to the study, which was published online this week in the journal Developmental Neurohabilitation, muscle weakness resulting from facial nerve damage incurred during childhood can improve with intensive facial exercise, years after injury. "Our study shows that there isn't just a one-year window for...

2010-01-19 11:39:35

Surgeons from UC Davis Medical Center have demonstrated that artificial muscles can restore the ability of patients with facial paralysis to blink, a development that could benefit the thousands of people each year who no longer are able to close their eyelids due to combat-related injuries, stroke, nerve injury or facial surgery. In addition, the technique, which uses a combination of electrode leads and silicon polymers, could be used to develop synthetic muscles to control other parts of...

2008-07-14 09:01:12

5 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT ... BELL'S PALSY 1. Symptoms: The nerve that controls your facial muscles becomes swollen or compressed, causing half of your face to temporarily paralyze or weaken and appear to droop. This often happens suddenly and may be accompanied by headache, loss of taste and changes in the amount of saliva and tears your body produces. A warning sign may be neck pain or pain in or behind the ear before the onset of Bell's Palsy. 2. Danger: If Bell's Palsy prevents...


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