Welcome To the Facial Palsy Center of New York, specializing in the treatment of Facial Nerve Palsy, Facial Nerve Paralysis and Bell’s Palsy using Microsurgery Reconstruction for correction of Facial Nerve Palsy, Facial Nerve Paresis, Facial Nerve Paralysis and Bell’s Palsy.
The facial nerve innervates the muscles that control facial movement and expression. The facial muscles are import to the proper closure of you eyelids to protect agains injury to the cornea of your eyes, closure and movements of your mouth and lips that are essential to speaking clearly and to hold food in you mouth while chewing, and to prevent drooling while drinking. If the facial nerve is damaged through injury or disease; fails to develop; or is removed by surgery for tumors some or all of the function of the facial muscles will be lost.
The loss of function is called facial paralysis or facial palsy. Learn More
The treatment of each patient is unique to that patient based on the cause of their paralysis. Learn More