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UW Health's Facial Nerve Clinic at UW Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, provides a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating facial paralysis in children and adults. Our clinic includes a multidisciplinary team involving otologists, otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat surgeons), facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastics, facial nerve therapy experts and health psychologists, working side-by-side to offer an individualized treatment plan to suit your specific needs.

 

 
UW Health Facial Nerve Clinic: Bell's palsy

Facial Nerve Paralysis

 

Facial nerve disorders are characterized by drooping of one side of the face and can be classified as paresis or paralysis.

 

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UW Health Facial Nerve Clinic: Facial retraining

Facial Retraining

 

Facial retraining is a non-surgical approach to rehabilitation of facial paralysis. Patients with facial paralysis learn to re-establish and/or re-coordinate the muscles of the face through a series of individually-tailored movement patterns.

 

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UW Health Facial Nerve Clinic: Facial nerve paralysis

Bell's Palsy

 

Bell's palsy is a common cause of facial paralysis wherein nerve damage to the facial nerve causes one side of the face to droop.

 

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