FACIAL PARALYSIS AND BELL’S PALSY
Patient Laura Gill was born with congenital facial paralysis on the right side of her face. She has lived her entire life with a collapsed nasal cavity and severely compromised vision. As a result, she has encountered a lifetime of physical challenges and emotional distress.
Since the founding of Surgical Friends Foundation, Drs. Kami Parsa, Jay Calvert and Drew Ordon, a trio of highly-trained reconstructive surgeons collaborate on a series of difficult reconstructive cases. They helped Laura recognizing that their expertise will significantly change her health and appearance leading to a more meaningful life both socially and occupationally.
WHAT CAUSES FACIAL PARALYSIS AND BELL’S PALSY?
Bell’s Palsy is a type of facial paralysis, the cause is unknown and most common cure is surgical. Polio, TB, Lyme disease, Tumors, Stroke, Nuclear lesions, Infection, or Trauma are identified as causes of facial paralysis.
Facial paralysis and Bell’s Palsy are devastating disorders that can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life and appearance. As a non-profit regarding Facial Paralysis and Bell’s Palsy surgical procedures. We do this with no fee or obligation from patients who lack medical insurance; but as a nonprofit, we need your help to continue to assist the uninsured with life altering reconstructive surgery.organization, Surgical Friends Foundation intends to provide support, assistance and advice.