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Welcome to Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Our mission is to provide patients with a full range of state-of-the-art surgical treatment and facial aesthetic services in a comfortable, safe environment.
Our office, located in the heart of Stanford's medical campus, provides easy access to all the amenities of a world-class medical center. Our brand-new facilities are elegant yet modern, and provide an outstanding environment for medical care.
Trauma to the face, jaw and mouth caused by burns, cuts, fractures or soft tissue injuries.
Chronic facial paralysis
Facial paralysis is the loss of facial muscle movement due to a weakened or damaged facial nerve, usually occurring on one side of a patient’s face. Causes include trauma to the face or skull, a tumor in the head and neck, among other causes. Facial paralysis is considered “chronic” if it has lasted for longer than 1 year since initial symptom onset.
An unexplained episode of facial muscle weakness or paralysis that begins suddenly and worsens over three to five days. Weakness of the facial nerve will lead to weakness, pain and discomfort on one side of the face or head.
Facial synkinesis is the involuntary movement of facial muscles that accompanies purposeful movement of some other set of muscles. Some patients who have had Bell’s palsy or other reversible forms of facial nerve injury may go on to develop synkinesis. It is essentially a “faulty re-wiring” of the facial nerve that occurs after injury and recovery.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.