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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...

2014-04-15 23:09:06

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh will host the webinar, ‘Facial Reanimation Options Associated with Acoustic Neuroma’ for ANA members. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills announced today that he will present a webinar for the Acoustic Neuroma Association on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT. The webinar, which is free for Acoustic Neuroma Association members, is titled,...

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...

2013-11-27 23:30:08

Facial nerve paralysis can cause spasms of muscles on the opposite side of the face making the asymmetry of the face even more prominent and causing a lot of discomfort for the patient. Masha Banar, PA-C, uses Botox and Dysport safely to balance the muscles, fix the asymmetry, and improve patient's quality of life. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 “There is a long list of medical issues we could help our patients with,” says Masha Banar, PA-C of Visage Sculpture cosmetic...

2012-08-21 23:30:56

Discovery could lead to therapies for this condition, and a better understanding of how genetic mutations in the nervous system cause movement disorders in other parts of the body with a long term view to encouraging the re-growth of damaged cells A research team from King's College London and the University of Exeter Medical School has identified how a genetic mutation acts during the development of nerves responsible for controlling eye muscles, resulting in movement disorders such as...

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...

2011-07-18 16:32:20

Removing a portion of the platysma muscle may ease symptoms for patients experiencing chronic neck stiffness and involuntary movement, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In previous research, removal of parts of the platysma"”the muscle stretching from the shoulders and chest through the neck"”appeared successful in alleviating hypertonicity (muscular rigidity), according to background information in...


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