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2014-07-02 23:07:55

Facial paralysis expert Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, director of the Facial Paralysis Institute, announces his new position on the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association, a long-standing non-profit organization. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh has strengthened his commitment to helping those affected by facial paralysis by joining the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association. The non-profit organization is dedicated to providing...

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...

2014-02-19 23:00:14

As Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dr. Azizzadeh is extremely experienced with treating people with this condition. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, Director of The Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif. recently commented on CNN President Jeff Zucker’s announcement through an article published in Digital Journal on December 27th, 2013, that he is experiencing issues connected with his earlier...

2014-02-07 20:21:05

As Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dr. Azizzadeh is Extremely Experienced with Treating People with this Condition BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, Director of The Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif. recently commented on CNN President Jeff Zucker's announcement that he is experiencing issues connected with his earlier diagnosis of Bell's palsy. Zucker, who was diagnosed with the...

2012-10-24 04:03:48

Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the first Atlanta facial plastic surgeon to perform a surgery for patients seeking help to restore their smile affected by facial paralysis Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the first Atlanta facial plastic surgeon to perform a surgery for patients seeking help to restore their smile affected by facial...

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...

2011-01-20 07:49:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- One of the most devastating effects of facial paralysis is losing the ability to smile. Now, a minimally invasive technique allows surgeons to reanimate the lower face with only one tiny incision, giving patients their smile back with little scarring. Previously, surgeons reanimated patients' faces by transferring the temporalis tendon, which is attached to the temporalis muscle, using a temple incision and a dissection of the temporalis muscle. Now, the tendon can be...

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...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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