A modified surgical technique in the treatment of facial nerve palsies

Grant D. Gilliland, John L. Wobig, Roger A. Dailey

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The ophthalmic complications associated with facial nerve palsy present a challenging problem to the treating ophthalmologist. Over the last hundred years, a wide variety of techniques have been used to rehabilitate patients with facial nerve palsy. Each of these techniques is associated with unique complications. We describe a significantly modified surgical technique for the rehabilitation of patients with facial nerve palsy that has not, to our knowledge, previously appeared in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)94-98
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998


  • Facial nerve palsy
  • Surgical technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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