Southwest, FL | Facial Paralysis or Bell's Palsy | Cataract & Refractive Institute of Florida

Dr. Croley discusses a case of seventh nerve palsy. It is commonly known as Bell's palsy. In Bell's palsy, one side of the face droops or is paralyzed. It is usually temporary. The most common hypothesis is that the Herpes virus infects the seventh nerve causing swelling and inflammation in the nerve.