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Endoscopically assisted facial suspension for treatment of facial palsy

G B Wong, R B Stokes, T R Stevenson, T P Whetzel, C J Saunders
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1999, 103 (3): 970-1
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Static suspension remains an option for certain patients with facial paralysis. Endoscopically assisted facial suspension obviates the need for a counter-incision at the oral commissure to distally inset the fascia lata graft as described in the standard technique. The endoscopic technique is simple, allows secure placement of perioral fascial strips, and can be performed as an outpatient.

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