Smaller eye and deep nasolabial fold from facial palsy? (photos)

About 9 months ago i got into an accident and ended up with total left facial paralysis. Ive recovered since then, but I've been left with side effects. The most noticeable being my left eye generally looking different at rest and becoming much smaller when i laugh or smile. Also my nasiolabial fold is deeper now on my left side. Can these things still be treated at this stage?

Doctor Answers 1

Changes after total facial nerve paralysis

We do not consider the results of what a person is or is not going to get back in function permanently,after total facial nerve trauma until 18 months have past. Sounds like you have more time to heal. Good luck.


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