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 Palsy Bell’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) Description Measures the spectrum of psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearance Targeted Age > 16 years Items (Domains)

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: DAS-24

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-24) Description Measures psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearance Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 24 (N/A)

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: FaCE

  Facial Clinometric Evaluation Scale (FaCE) Description Measures facial impairment and disability Targeted Age 14 - 81 years Items (Domains) 15 (6) Estimated Completion Time 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

CPT for ENT: Lagophthalmos Correction & Gold Eye Weight Placement

Q: What is gold weight placement in the upper eyelid and how would I code that procedure?

Clinical Indicators: Le Fort Fractures

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Research Gaps - Facial Plastics

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

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