Facial Nerves

Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial expressions allow us to interact and communicate with each other. Our appearance also has an impact on how others perceive us, so many people try to always put their “best face forward.”

Children and Facial Trauma

What is facial trauma?

Bell's Palsy

Doctor, Please Explain: Bell’s PalsyBell’s palsy is a condition that causes the facial nerve not to work resulting in paralysis and distortions of the face.

Facial Sports Injuries

Playing catch, shooting hoops, bicycling on a scenic path or just kicking around a soccer ball have more in common than you may think. On the up side, these activities are good exercise and are enjoyed by thousands of Americans.

Facial Plastics Outcomes Tool: DAS-59

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-59)DescriptionMeasures the spectrum of psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearanceTargeted Age> 16 yearsItems (Domains)59 (5)Esti

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: DAS-24

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-24)DescriptionMeasures psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearanceTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)24 (N/A)Estimated Completion Time

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: FaCE

 Facial Clinometric Evaluation Scale (FaCE)DescriptionMeasures facial impairment and disabilityTargeted Age14 - 81 yearsItems (Domains)15 (6)Estimated Completion Time10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Kahn JB, Gliklich RE, B

Research Gaps - Facial Plastics

Click to view the research gaps identified  in this clinical practice guideline:Bell's palsy

Research Gaps - Bell's palsy

Bell's palsyThis guideline was based on the current body of evidence regarding treatment of Bell's palsy.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Bell's palsy

Leadership: Reginald Baugh, MD (Chair), Gregory Basura, MD, PhD (Assistant Chair), Lisa Ishii, MD, MHS (Assistant Chair), Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist) Guideline Development Group: Rebecca Burkholder, JD, Nathan A.