Derived from the second edition of the world-famous The Facial Nerve, this targeted new book offers the most comprehensive approach to rehabilitating patients with acute and long-standing facial paralysis. Representing more than 30 years experience of doctors who have performed over 3,000 surgical procedures, it begins with a history of facial rehabilitative surgery and then focuses on approaches that have proven to be successful over the years. For each surgical operation, you'll get key details on patient selection, indications, contraindications, complications and more. The book provides step-by-step instructions for the techniques, with more than 1,000 illustrations to demonstrate the procedures. Plus, you'll find valuable tips on non-surgical methods of enhancing the results of the procedures, such as makeup, hair styling or choice of clothing. All reconstructive surgeons--oral-maxillofacial, opthalmoplastic, facial plastic, skull base, otolaryngologic and neuro--will find this text to be a concise and appealing guide to treating facial paralysis. Residents will also benefit from the wealth of information provided here.

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PublisherThieme Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2002