The parents of the children depicted here have given their written informed consent to the publication of image/video material. They would like to encourage other affected families to take a proactive approach to their children's paralysis and are making a very valuable contribution in this respect.
Result after insertion of a small hidden platinum implant into the upper eyelid to restore the lid closure function in irreversible functional deficits after Bell's palsy in an adolescent. The problems caused by the lack of eye closure (lagophthalmos) have been corrected. In addition, the patient received a tightening of the lower eyelid.