Facial nerve damage

Suffering from facial nerve damage? Here are some quick and easy tips to help aide recovery:

  • Exercise the facial muscles in front of a mirror
  • Massage the face

  • Apply gentle heat to reduce pain
  • Using a finger, regularly close the eye to keep it moist
  • Tape the eye closed for sleeping
  • Use protective glasses or clear eye patches to keep the eye moist and to keep foreign materials from entering the eye
  • Use doctor-recommended artificial tears or an ointment to keep the eye moist

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