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2014-02-19 23:00:14

As Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dr.

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.

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.

2012-08-21 23:30:56

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 Duane Syndrome, a form of squint.

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.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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