To decide on the best treatment, your doctor will not only consider the cause of your paralysis, but:
To provide the best possible care, we may work with other UPMC specialists such as:
At the Facial Paralysis Center, we offer many treatment options.
Because facial paralysis conditions are unique to each patient, we consider your individual case when developing a treatment plan.
Some of the more common treatments for facial nerve disorders and paralysis include:
Surgical options include:
We may use a combination of treatments for the best possible results.
The doctors will discuss with you the possible range of facial movement that will return with each treatment option.
We're here to answer your questions and help you decide which treatment is best for you.
To make an appointment, call 412-621-0123 or 412-647-2100.
Because one's facial appearance is a sensitive subject, we suggest bringing a family member or friend to your first consultation.
To schedule an evaluation please contact UPMC’s Facial Paralysis Center.
University Ear, Nose, and
Throat Specialists (Shadyside)
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 211
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-621-0123 or
Learn more about our facial paralysis experts: